A new study conducted on juvenile rat brain cells suggest that the effects of a commonly used anesthesia drug only temporarily disrupts cell connections.
Researchers at the National Institute on Aging have discovered six new genetic risk factors connected to Parkinson's disease--a progressive disorder of the nervous system that disrupts movement and that's typically seen in older individuals.
Public transportation can provide a safe and easy alternative for those who do not have regular access to a motro vehicle. However, a recent study conducted by researchers at the Brown School in St. Louis, Mo., found that older adults who are typically more prone to health issues that could prevent ...
Scientists have taken a look at ice cores in the South Pole and have found that lead pollution may have actually arrived in these southern reaches before the first explorers did.
Children with disabilities can greatly enhance their language skills by attending classes with typically developing peers.
Growing pains can chronically persist for some individuals. A recent study published in the journal BMC Pediatrics found that many adolescents deal with continuing knee issues that can lead to osteoarthritis if not properly treated.
Scientists found that the planet faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global crop yields due to changing weather patterns.
A recent study published in the peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, CANCER, found that these cancer survivors are oftentimes at a greater risk for developing metabolic syndrome. However, researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis note that following the proper ...
A recent study published in the journal Infant Behavior and Development found that babies in the womb may begin processing and understanding information before they are even born.
Unemployment can increase the risk of depression and even death, for some. However, recent findings suggest that being in a recession may have the opposite effect.
Though scientists are still searching for a cure, a new anti-inflammatory drug could be successful for treating the illness.
Much of what individuals experience early in life will influence choices, style and most importantly, memory down the road. For instance, those dealing with the hardships of a desperate financial situation may be more likely to experience cognitive issues sooner than those in a more comfortable livi...