Recent findings published in The Lancet Psychiatry show how therapy that involves "therapy feedback" could potentially help prevent autism from developing in infants at risk for the behavioral issue.
Albinism is a rare inherited condition that's characterized by lack of pigment to the skin, hair and eyes. The rare disorder is estimated to occur in five per 100,000 individuals in the United States and Europe, that's oftentimes accompanied by an eye problem; this was true Louise McMorris, who deal...
What's beneath the dirt may hold the next gold, at least metaphorically speaking. Scientists believe that the next antibiotic could be buried beneath the soil.
Human brains can accomplish some amazing feats, and one of them is specialization. Now, scientists have studied the brain activity of blind individuals to learn a bit more about how the brain specializes to perform different kinds of tasks, shedding light on how our brains can adapt to technological...
Saving up for an extravagant vacation? You might want to quit smoking to help pay for it. A new analysis released as part of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week reveals that millions of smokers in the United States may be more likely to drop the habit if they realize just how much money they could save.
The willingness to take on a new project or task could help you get a new job, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri and Lehigh University.
New findings published in Nature Genetics uncover DNA's biological significance, according to researchers at Cornell University. They examined how new computational methods can indentify positions in the human genome that play a role in the proper functioning of cells.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have produced an approach that works to protect animal models against a type of genetic disruption that's responsible for intellectual disability, including serious memory impairments and altered levels of anxiety.
Statistics show that as many as four in every ten American children live in low-income families, according to new research from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
When it comes to emotions, men and women act differently. Now, scientists have discovered that men and women may actually process emotions differently.
Statistics show that 2.3 million adults in the United States alone are affected by seizure disorder; that's 1 in 26 people who will be diagnosed with the health issue--otherwise known as epilepsy--at some point in their lives. Knowing when a seizure will occur is half the battle.
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School examined how genetically altered worms spend a greater portion of their lives in relatively sedentary and frail states. The findings, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), point out how genes that increa...