New research published in the journal Neurology reveals that black individuals are three times more likely to have a stroke than white counterparts.
New studies examine observations in older bipolar patients who show decreased activity in the hormone system that's responsible for the secretion of the stress hormone cortisol. According to a new dissertation by researchers at Umea University in Sweden, this could increase the levels of depression ...
New findings published in JAMA Pediatrics reveal that making water more available in New York City public schools through self-serve water dispensers in cafeterias helped students with weight loss.
Rats in the study were more likely to go after a sugary treat even if it was risky or they knew better when in this type of environment.
Justin Smith was found frozen in a snow bank for at least 10 hours unconscious and without a pulse-yet a successful resuscitation saved his life.
Previous studies have suggested that anesthesia may have something to do with the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) when used in older individuals. However, new findings presented by researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that patients over 40 were not affected by surgical anesthesia when...
A recent study found that the size of the table we eat on may influence your caloric consumption.
What we say "says" a lot, but the sounds we make while or before we say something might bring the strongest message, according to a new study.
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of bone fractures.
Scientists have learned a bit more about why people may choose partners who are similar to their own height. They've discovered that mate choice is influenced by our genes, in part by those responsible for our height.
There may be a link between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
As adults age, it's not just about staying physically active-it's also about staying mentally active. New findings published in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience show that engaging in both enjoyable and enriching lifestyle activities can be helpful with maintaining cognitive vital...