A recent study conducted by researchers from New York University shows a direct connection between higher local homicide rates and the number of failed elementary students.
A recent study conducted by researchers with the National Institute on Aging shows that apathy, or lack of emotion, may be one of the first signs to suggest a deteriorating mind during old age.
Just as that afternoon slump hits, many of his might enjoy a little nap to feel rejuvenated, refreshed and less grouchy during the rest of the day. Yet a recent study shows that if you're frequently catching some extra sleep before bedtime, it could be sign of a greater health issue.
For many of us, spending an hour or two a day watching our favorite shows can be exciting, entertaining and a great way to relax. Yet a recent study shows for children in particular, too much TV may interfere with their sleep.
A recent study takes an in-depth look into identifying comatose patients who may carry a potential for recovery.
Ever wonder why some foods are more appealing than others? Of course, some of us just may never like broccoli, but others might love watermelon. Our taste buds tell a story about what foods we'll typically be most fond of. Yet a recent study shows how the shape, texture and coloring of different pro...
Marijuana is no longer a taboo topic. Twenty U.S. states have now legalized the drug for medicinal purposes, while both Colorado and Washington have also legalized it for recreational uses, as well. As it's estimated that around 18.9 million people recently used the drug, according to an analysis b...
A recent study shows that herbal remedies may be more helpful at treating rheumatoid arthritis than common drugs used to treat inflammation associated with the health issue.
A recent study conducted by researchers from the Chi Mei Medical Center in Tainan, Taiwan, shows that sleep apnea could potentially increase the risk of osteoporosis in women and seniors.
A recent study conducted by researchers from Stanford University shows that a newly discovered gene may explain why more women develop dementia than men. For the female sex in particular, researchers found that having this gene significantly increased their risk for the health issue.
A recent study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has accurately detected the presence of advanced breast cancer cells in some patients, via a blood test.
In 2013 Americans spent $329.2 billion on prescription drugs, which was a 3.2% increase from the year before. The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics released their study today, also documenting the rise in spending for healthcare overall.