Too much of anything isn't good for anyone, and that's certainly true for preschoolers and television. When it comes to sitting in front of a screen hours on end, children's cognitive development can be greatly delayed.
It's no surprise that male and females think a bit differently. However, a new study shows that gene expression seen in brain and spinal cord injuries may operate differently depending on gender.
A new study looks at cannabis use among teenagers in different countries. Though findings reveal that cannabis use is gradually declining in richer nations, study authors have found that it has stabilized or is increasing in developing ones.
Do you have blue eyes? What about brown hair, freckles and sensitivity to the sun? Scientists may have uncovered a genomic variant strongly associated with these traits. The findings could reveal a bit more about human pigmentation and allow scientist to better understand how certain genes are expre...
It's not just latex now but condoms made of graphene will be the next generation condoms with greater thinness and higher safety. The Microsoft tycoon and philanthropist Bill Gates, is offering funds of $100,000 the UK scientists to develop the next generation safer condoms-'graphene condoms'.
Twitter is awash with trolls, spammers and misanthropes, all keen to ruin your day with a mean-spirited message or even a threat that can cause you genuine fear. It seems all too easy to set up an account and cause trouble anonymously, but an emerging field of research is making it easier to track p...
A recent study shows how obesity can potentially change what we taste by changing the way our tongues react to certain flavors.
Excessive drinking can become a serious health problem that may have a significantly negative impact on an individual's life. Yet a recent study looks at how this addictive behavior can mix into a marriage when just one or both spouses are affected.
Even though the symptoms of a concussion may vanish, a new study shows that problems regarding headaches, memory loss and dizziness can still continue to occur.
Continued medical advances are helping those with HIV live longer, healthier lives. However, many who want to become parents still deal with frustration when discussing the issue with their partner and future child.
A recent study looks at a problem that may be particularly seen in the eye sight of older adults. It's known as anisometropia, and approximately one-third of people over 75 have differing levels of visual abnormalities between eyes.
Could ancient viruses impact us even today? It turns out that they can. Scientists have discovered ancient viruses from Neaderthals in modern human DNA, revealing further insight into the similarities between Neanderthals and humans.