Whether you're a morning person or a night owl is determined on the cellular level.
A new study finds that deep-space travel could warp reaction time.
Frequent and occasional bullying were both associated with a higher risk for depression, psychological distress, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety disorders in middle age.
As the NBA and NHL playoffs start, a Harvard sleep specialist advises rest, not more practice, for championship teams.
The Internet is becoming more accessible, but mostly by accident.
A series of emails thought to be culled from a listserv of an unofficial fraternity at American University shows just how depraved some all-male campus groups can be—and that protecting students from assault will take more than just yanking frat charters.
How restaurants, low-cal labels, candles, music, and even salads fool us into unhealthy eating.
Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances.
When Arunachalam Muruganantham went to purchase disposable napkins for his wife, the only ones available were imported and quite expensive. So he figured out how to make them.
A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.
A new study of adolescents found that those who derive joy from selfless deeds were less likely to be depressed over time.
The baby blues aren’t just the domain of birth mothers: fathers, adoptive parents, and nonbiological mothers are also at risk.
With age comes risk of serious injury or death related to falling down. In the next three decades, the number of Americans over 65 will double. Many want to live at home indefinitely. One man has a solution.
Weight loss is often framed as a personal endeavor, but the best outcomes stem from group efforts.
During World War II, the U.S. government urged Americans to save excess fat rendered from cooking and donate it to the army to produce explosives.
This is an easy, passive way to find out.
Athletes and civilians alike are worried about contracting diseases in Brazil's feces-laden bay.
A million more, roughly, when compared to the pre-1980 twin rates. So what changed?
Some Jewish couples are developing alternatives to a gendered, heterosexual matrimonial ceremony that can still work within Jewish tradition and law.
New research shows that people are more health-conscious at the start of each new week, so health advocates are encouraging everyone to harness the psychological power of Mondays.