A recent study shows that listening to certain sounds may improve the quality of your sleep.
According to a new government report, approximately one in eight working-age adults say they have skipped doses of their medications or even delayed filling prescriptions in order to save a little bit of money.
Hedonic hyperphagia is the scientific term for recreational over-eating. It is used to describe eating in excess for pleasure rather than hunger.
According to a study conducted by researchers at the Karolinska Institute and the University of Copenhagen, obesity and weight loss alters markers on DNA that are known to control gene expression.
Generally, apple-shaped bodies are known to carry several health risks. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology states that people with apple-shaped bodies are more inclined to suffer from renal diseases.
Researchers were astonished by the surprising result of their analysis of brain scans, showing that the level of pain can be revealed in universal patterns. This is a major breakthrough that makes it possible to measure pain objectively for the first time.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces did not go through, and now new research shows that the ban actually led to consumers drinking more soda.
These days, the internet is providing more and more helpful insights into health-related information. Recent research led by John Ayers of the University of Southern California helped comb through questions about patterns of mental illness during different seasons.
Biologists experimentally discovered the surprising phenomenon that deleting the nerve circuitry for heat and some kinds of itch in animals appears to automatically enhance sensitivity to cold in turn. The research results could have implications for people with types of chronic pain, especially reg...
It's no wonder that young people are constantly walking around with their cell phones glued to their face or fingers, and whether it's texting or talking or even updating a Facebook status on your android or iPhone, too much time spent on these social media tools can take a toll on your academia, ac...
A 15-year study suggests that wearing a bra could actually causes breasts to sag more easily and increase back pain.