Exercise Helps Boys Score More in Reading, Math Tests
High levels of physical activity in the first few years of life helps boys to score better in math and reading tests, a new study has found.
Sleep Disorders go Untreated in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
People suffering from multiple sclerosis often experience sleep-related problems. The researchers of a new study said that these sleep problems might be the root cause of a common symptom of MS- fatigue.
Novo Nordisk's Drug for Obesity Treatment Gets FDA Panel Approval
U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisers have backed Novo Nordisk's drug liraglutide for obesity treatment.
Vitamin B1 Deficiency Increases Brain Damage Risk
People with low levels of vitamin B1 (thiamine) are at a higher risk of suffering from a fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy.
Sudarshan Kriya Yoga can Help War Veterans Cope with PTSD Symptoms
A breathing-based meditation practice called Sudarshan Kriya Yoga can help war veterans cope with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study has found.
High-Protein Diet Linked to Lower Hypertension Risk
High-protein diet is associated with lower risk of hypertension, a new study has found.
Magic Mushroom Compound can Help People Quit Smoking
Psilocybin, the active hallucinogenic agent in so-called "magic mushrooms", can help people quit smoking, a federally funded study from Johns Hopkins has found.
Power of Placebo: Dummy Pills can Treat Depression
Simple sugar pills can lower depression in people. A new study suggests that people who believe that medication will help them fight depression are more likely to respond to even placebo or fake treatments than other people who are sceptical about pharmaceutical interventions.
Graphene Paints are Strong and Corrosion-Free: Researchers
Graphene oxide solutions can be used to paint different kinds of surfaces such as glass, metals and even bricks, a new study has found. These graphene paints are strong as well as corrosion resistant.
Suicide Rates and Sunny Days Share a Complex Relationship
Scientists have found that short-term sunshine exposure increased suicide risk, while exposure to sunshine for 10 to 60 days reduced the risk.
People with AB Blood Type at Higher Risk of Dementia
A new study has found that people with AB blood type are more likely to face memory-related problems later in life than others. The research shows that blood type might be an indicator for future dementia risk.
Romantic Relationships Boost Health, Researchers
A new study has found that a supportive, committed partner is positively associated with health.
Keep Waist less Than Half Your Weight to Boost Life Expectancy
Slim waist is a better indicator of health than body mass index, researchers say.
Scientists Use Gold Substrate to Synthesize Germanene
A team of researchers has used gold substrate to grow graphene's close cousin, germanene.