Study Explains Why Stress Makes People Dumb, Asocial
Stress lowers test performance and causes mood swings and even forgetfulness. A new study explains why stressful people act grouchy and distracted.
Chokeberry Extract can Increase Effectiveness of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Chokeberry extract can increase the effectiveness of a drug that is used to treat pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests.
Migraines Linked to Parkinson's Disease
A team of researchers has found a link between migraines and Parkinson's disease.
Abdominal Obesity Increasing in US
Fat around the tummy is known to increase the risk of several chronic health complications. A new study has found that the United States is now fighting a battle of bulge, with waistlines registering significant expansion in the past few years.
Phthalate Exposure Linked to Asthma Risk in Children
Exposure to a class of everyday chemicals called phthalates increases asthma risk in children, a new study has found.
Painkiller-Related Deaths Rising in US: CDC Report
Narcotic painkiller-related deaths have increased in the United States in the past few years, federal researchers said in a report released Tuesday.
Chew on This: Chin Strap can Power Small Electronic Devices
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements can be used to power small electronic devices, researchers have said.
Researchers Find Brain Region that Controls Deep Sleep
A primitive part of the brain harbours a region that controls sleep, researchers have found.
Marijuana Use can Become a Vicious Cycle, Researchers
Teens and young adults who use marijuana rarely realize the side-effects of the drug and continue to manage negative moods by increasing its intake.
Positive Attitude key to Longevity
A new study suggests that a positive attitude can help strengthen the immune system and increase lifespan.
Scientists Find Protein that Blocks Cancer Growth
A team of researchers has found a new way to block the activity of a protein that is known to drive cancer growth.
Walking, Cycling to Office Increases Psychological Wellbeing
People who walk or cycle to work have better mental health than those who drive cars, a new study has found.
Two Servings of Fish a Week Protects Women Against Hearing Loss
Eating fish regularly doesn't just protect against heart diseases and cognitive decline, but can also lower the risk of hearing loss in women, a new study has found.
Family Matters, Favouritism Affect Substance Abuse Risk
Children living in disengaged families are at higher risk of using drugs, especially those who consider themselves as the less-favourite child, a new study has found.