If you're thinking about indulging on a Big Mac and some fries, think again. New research says that a high-fat diet may alter your brain and behavior, increasing your risk of depression and other psychiatric disorders.
Air pollution has reportedly been linked to irregular heart beat and blood clots, and now new research suggests that it may lead to an increased risk of stroke and anxiety as well, especially in developing countries.
Most of us know that smoking during pregnancy can result in a host of problems for both the mother and the fetus, but new astonishing research indicates that these harmful effects can be written on the faces of these unborn babies themselves.
Scientists have created a gut molecule that may be able to combat obesity, according to a new study.
A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to new research.
Well, not exactly. But recent research did show that giving a drug that alters our brain chemistry can make us more sensitive to social inequality.
Researchers have made what they are calling a "groundbreaking" discovery concerning cerebral malaria - one of the most deadly forms of the mosquito-borne disease - in children. Now they hope that these revelations can pave the way for new treatment options that can save many young lives.
Previous studies have tied your ability to remember to things like marijuana use, depressive thoughts, and even your gender. But now new research has found that body posture may affect your memory as well as learning.
It's no secret that breast feeding is most likely the best option for a newborn. Many studies have drawn parallels between breastfeeding and greater infant health, a more robust gut microbiome, and even improved intelligence. However, not every child is fortunate enough to have access to their mother's milk, and must be fed formula instead. That's why researchers are working to uncover just what makes human mothers' milk special, determining that its more nutritionally packed than most.
Depressive thoughts don't just make you down in the dumps. Apparently they also negatively affect your working memory, new research shows.
Breastfeeding could help make your kids smarter, according to a new study.
Scientists have finally figured out why it is that men can't seem to remember to pick up their socks or grab the shampoo from the supermarket: they really do have worse memories than women, according to a new study.
You would think that going on a "diet" would help trim your waistline, but when it comes to diet soda, it's actually found to be linked to greater belly fat in adults 65 years of age and older.
They may be tiny, but fruit flies actually sleep for up to half their short adult lives. Now, researchers are finding that access to the occasional midnight snack may actually disrupt this important rest cycle, potentially harming their tiny little hearts.
Spinal cord injuries are notorious for being practically irreversible, with accidents or diseases to the area often resulting in long-term paralysis or other disabilities. But now new research indicates that an already existing drug may give hope to patients suffering from these types of injuries.