Kids live out their parents' financial stresses, according to a new study. That is, your money problems today could hurt them tomorrow.
The chemical often referred to as the bonding hormone has already been shown to affect the social skills of people with autism.
Worries about safe manufacture, the effects of additives, and the side effects of vaccines have been subjects of public concern in recent years, but the benefits far outweigh potential costs.
Backed by the NIH, a recent decision by the Institute of Medicine on controversial hepatitis C research could change practices in the lab.
New research helps to explain how marijuana works in the brain, with study participants responding differently to THC and CBD.
A study that looked at biomarkers in the blood to correlate vitamins and brain function found clear links between nutrition and brain health.
In a study, DHEA appeared to ease the severity of menopause symptoms, including one of the most frustrating: decreased sexual appetite.
What scientists have to say about the demands of parenthood—and some advice based on research to make it a little easier to get through.
Thanks to a compound that breaks up human tissues, and an appetite for dead skin, maggots clean wounds better than conventional tools.
With a series of creative experiments designed to show the immunity-prejudice connection, a team of researchers has found that just feeling safe can improve our feelings about outsiders.
Hoping to pave the way for improved treatment options, researchers have found that they can significantly reduce our response to stress.
Research found that even days after competing in a sporting event, several athletes had scar tissue built up around their right ventricle.
Nobody likes to be told what to do or how to think. One way to cut down on discrimination, according to a new study, is to explain things as neutrally as possible and let people act.
Tumbling off of the roof while trying to one-up your neighbors' decorations sounds like a gag in a movie, but it happens at an alarming rate.
Since the BRCA1 gene was first discovered, researchers have linked it to breast cancer. Now they're starting to understand why that is.
Chemicals found in pollution could increase inflammation in the body, which is known to affect one's risk for several conditions
A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found eating canned soup for five days could boost BPA levels by 1,221 percent
Ankyloglossia, or "tongue-tie," makes it difficult for some infants to latch on to their mothers -- and it can cause problems later in life, too
Medication, which Americans favor over other forms of therapy, poses risks to a developing fetus, but so does having a depressed mother
The dream stage of REM sleep, because of its unique neurochemical composition, can provide us with a soothing form of overnight therapy, according to a new study in Current Biology