Seeing others in pain reminds us of how good we have it, according to research. People use tragedies to reflect on important relationships.
They're the most well positioned among doctors to address sexual concerns, but most OB-GYNs rarely ask patients about sexual satisfaction.
Cases of tuberculosis in the United States fell 6.4 percent in 2011 to an all-time low, but the disease won't be fully eradicated until 2100.
"Everyone knows the best bagels come fresh from their local bagel shop -- except the 'experts' at Consumer Reports magazine."
Are you both gregarious and anxious? Well, it might have something to do with abnormal brain development and Williams Syndrome.
The new social network has a policy against nudity and hateful content, but how it is going to deal with the growing collection of "thinspo" bloggers who have set up camp on the site?
Doctors are handing out more ADHD diagnoses than ever. In 2010, there were more than 10 million cases compared to 6.2 million in 2010.
A defect in the brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene prohibits neurons from transmitting insulin chemical signals to tell us to stop eating.
People are getting their news online, but the sources tend to be the same as ever.
Plenty of research has suggested that maybe our productivity suffers because of multitasking, but that's not the case according to a new study.
A New Jersey jury has found Ravi guilty of invasion of privacy, tampering with evidence, and bias intimidation against Tyler Clementi.
Not getting enough sleep every night can lead to calorie consumption because it alters the level of select hormones and affects energy use.
It takes just 60 seconds of combat to impair memory because cognitive resources diminish with exhaustion, according to new research.
Eating just one daily serving of unprocessed red meat is associated with a significant jump in mortality risk, according to new research.
Many don't believe the practice is necessary, but new research shows snipping the foreskin can lower prostate cancer, HIV, and HPV risk.
In a monumental discovery that could help lead to eliminating the virus altogether, doctors have finally stopped a "notoriously persistent" strand.
New research in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry finds that berries are good for your brain and can help prevent memory loss.
California's new law requiring companies to put a warning label on products containing a recognized carcinogen prompted the change.
It sounds archaic, but conversion disorder is likely to blame for the wave of tics and other symptoms that struck this tiny New York town, according to The New York Times Magazine.
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