Neuroscientists at the University of Sussex have discovered that multitaskers' brains contain less grey matter than their less tech-savvy counterparts, according to recent findings published in the journal Plos One.
The human population has been divided into male and female throughout human history. Now, though, scientists have examined human genetics and have found that females have long dominated worldwide populations, revealing a bit more about our genetic past.
We may just be changing our brains by multitasking with electronic devices. Scientists have found that simultaneously using mobile phones, laptops and other media devices could actually be altering the structure of our brains.
People working for more than 55 hours per week or more doing manual work or low socioeconomic status jobs, have a 30 percent increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
A new study reveals that lower-income smokers are more likely to quit smoking if they use the new interactive website - 'StopAdvisor'.
A team of researchers has found that children who are born at short and long interpregnancy intervals are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with the pervasive developmental disorder - autism.
Researchers have created the first animal model of ALS dementia--a form of ALS that also damages the brain. Researchers at Northwestern Medicine have developed the model to directly examine the brains of living mice, under anesthesia, at the microscopic level.
Statistics show that many women with cancer in one breast are now making the decision to also have the other breast removed. Are they regretful about their decision?
Recent findings published in the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology show that long after the memories have vanished, Alzheimer's patients can still feel the emotions.
Recent findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggest that the rate of type 2 diabetes appears to be leveling off.
Australian scientists have identified a gene mutation that causes aplastic anemia--a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells.