Scientists have discovered that certain epigenetic changes in the brain greatly contribute to Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia.
Many studies have shown the physical benefits of yoga. Now, recent findings published in the Journal of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences found that one type of yoga, in particular, could even improve cognitive performance in older adults.
A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience used brain-imaging to show how children learn basic math facts. Scientists found the hippocampus busy at work, processing memories that are critical to the transformation of comprehension.
The number of children dealing with physical disabilities in the United States has declined by about 12 percent over the past decade. However, throughout the same time frame, the number of children dealing with neurodevelopmental or mental health problems has increased by nearly 21 percent.
Scientists have discovered that Tibetans, who thrive in the thin air of the Tibetan Plateau, may have a single DNA base pair change that dates back 8,000 that could explain how they adapt to thin air.
Providing cream supplement, a byproduct of human milk fat, boosts growth in premature infants, a new study reveals.
Women opt for hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-aging clinicians, a new study reveals.
Vigorous exercise helps heart transplant patients keep their blood pressure levels in check better than moderate intensity exercise, a new study reveals.
A study reveals evidence of a strong association between anxiety disorders and the prevalence and incidence of ulcer.
Researchers have found that poorly educated adults face an elevated risk of stroke than those with higher education.
A new study has found that excessive intake of sodium has a harmful effect on global health, claiming around 1.65 million lives every year.
A new FDA-approved drug may be able to help restore hair follicles in patients suffering from alopecia--a balding condition, predominantly found in men. Findings revealed that the drug was successful in re-growing hair in a small sample of patients.