Without a nighttime reset, synapses could burn out like an outlet with too many appliances plugged in
Toxoplasmosis may alter brain chemistry in people exhibiting bouts of explosive anger
Walking an extra two minutes per hour can actually make a difference, a new study suggests
A study finds that a mother mouse can pass along susceptibility to intestinal disorders via birthing, breast-feeding and affection
Winds from Chinese farmlands can carry a fungus that causes Kawasaki disease all the way to Japan, Hawaii and California
New research shows the liver and hippocampus (the memory center in the brain) share a craving for the same protein, and the liver wins out when there's extra belly fat involved
Certain gas-emitting microbes in our intestinal tract might determine our propensity for packing on pounds, leading to the presence of methane or hydrogen on one's breath
Misconceptions of the philosophy of the raw vegan diet include the claim that raw foods are detoxifying and contain more "life energy"
The disease isn't deadly for most U.S. adults, but, if infected, you could transmit the disease to someone more vulnerable
Patients drinking grapefruit juice needed only about about a third as much sirolimus to achieve optimal cancer-fighting levels of the drug
A low-glycemic-index diet is better than a low-fat or Atkins diet in terms of improving metabolism and reducing the risk of various chronic diseases
Existing WHO recommendations on ads, pricing and driving laws could serve as the framework for a new international convention on alcohol regulation, yet even the U.S. would struggle to meet some of them...
Before you start lighting up, do remember you have other body parts. The long-term effects of main active chemical in marijuana, THC, are uncertain
Each year hundreds of peer-reviewed scientific articles are retracted. Most involve no blatant malfeasance; the authors themselves often detect errors and retract the paper. Some retractions, however, entail plagiarism, false authorship or cooked data...
A change in the U.S. flu shot policy for preschoolers has led to a 34 percent decline in flu cases for children ages two to four compared with their Canadian counterparts