A recent study shows that by it may now be possible to identify symptoms experienced by first-stage Parkinson's patients who will go on to develop dementia, according to researchers at the Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal.
For most of us, music is emotional. In other words, we can't help but listen to a classic without shedding a tear or wanting to dance in place. Yet for some, this simply doesn't happen. There's just no feeling attached to the beat or lyrics of their favorite song.
A new "smart pill" product that contains embedded microchips may be able to help monitor patients' medication use. Thanks to Proteus Digital Health, a privately held biotech company from the United States, they've decided to set up manufacturing sites in the United Kingdom and involve producing comp...
Boston Medical Center has conducted a study examining parental mobile phone use while out at a restaurant eating with their children. The results suggest that the focus on cellular devices is inhibiting healthy family interactions with children.
A recent report shows that cocaine use has dropped significantly in the United States from 2006 to 2010, yet the amount of marijuana used rose during the same period.
A family from Florida-including a nine-month pregnant woman-was struck ill after eating beef that was contaminated with lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD-a powerful hallucinogenic substance.
The hypothetical ninth planet argument might be finally put to rest after NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) scanned the outer reaches of the solar system and returned no information about another planet’s existence.
Statistics show that overall, 1 out of 2 smokers will die from tobacco use. Yet despite warnings, many continue to practice the deadly habit.
Last week, governors in the New England area acknowledged the increasing use of heroin in their states, and now the issue has caught the attention of the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder.
A recent study involving data from 1.1 million young Swedish men shows that those with poorer cardiovascular health and/or lower IQs during their teenage years could be more likely to suffer from early-onset dementia.
Taking the necessary steps to ensure a healthy and positive pregnancy for yourself and the outcome of your child can be an important step to an easier delivery. And a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and the Norwegian Institute ...