A new study published in the journal Circulation found that dementia and Alzheimer's disease patients were two to three times more likely to develop significant memory loss during a follow-up period if they had poor heart function.
New findings published in PLOS Biology show that adults over the age of 30 may only catch the flu about twice a decade. The study results are based on the analysis of blood samples from volunteers in Southern China, while researchers examined antibody levels against nine different influenza strains ...
New findings published in the journal Cell Metabolism reveal a new hormone that fights weight gain, helping to normalize the metabolizing effects that are commonly associated with exercise.
Is "the dress" white and gold or blue and black? While some saw one set of colors, others saw the other set--and no one could agree. Now, an expert on visual perception has taken the time to explain the mystery of the dress.
Are you more like your mom or like your dad? Genetically speaking, you're probably more like your father. Scientists have found that mammals are genetically more like their dads in a new study.
Researchers at the University New York Empire State College in Saratoga Springs are working on a new minimally invasive intervention for patients dealing with recurring migraines. To help prevent painful symptoms and reduce the need for medication, this may be the next step in treating the health is...
New findings published in the journal Brain now show that amyloids, the abnormal proteins found in accumulation in the brain that are a hallmark of the health issue, can be found in individuals as young as 20 years old.
Scientists have discovered that our ability to respond to the challenges of a fast-changing culture comes from our brains' ability to flexibly combine and repurpose the neural resources that evolution provided us.
It's not exactly science that coffee is more likely to spill than a latte. Why? Well, because lattes have more foam. Coffee does not. However, findings published in the journal Physics of Fluid go in depth about why that is.
Boys will be boys, as they say, but a new study shows that more aggressive adolescents are likely to develop into stronger teenagers.
Researchers at the Israel Institute of Technology have recently confirmed the biological purpose of the wiring of the human eye. From a practical standpoint, many scientists have noted how it doesn't quite make the most sense. In vertebrates, the photoreceptors are located behind the eye-resulting i...
To say it's cold in the U.S. would be the understatement of the year. Fortunately, there are a few devices to help you out. For this week's Geek Gadgets, we've listed some of the top devices to keep you warm and cozy even when winter is in full swing.