Researchers from the Netherlands find that delivery by elective C-section significantly reduces the risk of death for breech babies, compared with vaginal delivery.
A new study finds that - despite the improvements to physical health - there is no clear psychological benefit associated with losing weight.
Music can give us a sense of power, particularly if it has high levels of bass, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University.
A study from Rutgers University finds that anorexia is not only fueled by negative emotions; skewed positive emotions - such as pride about weight loss - can encourage the illness.
Graduate psychology students receive little teaching on military medical ethics, despite the American Psychology Association's ties with the military, according to a new study.
A long-term US study of over 65,000 women finds the more coffee women drink, the less likely they are to report symptoms of tinnitus or ringing in the ears.
The excitement of being in space would make getting adequate sleep difficult for even the soundest of sleepers. Now, a study reveals why astronauts suffer from sleep deficiency.
Contrary to current theories about brain aging, a new study from The University of Adelaide claims some areas of the brain in the right cerebral hemisphere may not slow with age.
After analyzing more than 3,500 tumors using different platforms, scientists propose cancers should be classified by molecular and genetic type instead of tissue of origin.
Past studies claim stroke increases the risk of memory and learning problems in older adults, but a new study finds that cognitive decline may actually increase the risk of stroke.
A new study by Cardiff University in the UK reveals an alternative use for the type 2 diabetes drug metformin - one of extending the lifespan of those with and without diabetes.
A newly published scientific statement from the American Heart Association has said that there could be a link between stroke and therapy involving neck manipulation.
By analyzing the profile of lead isotopes in teeth, it is possible to identify the place of origin of an individual and help police solve cold cases, say researchers.
Older adults are morning people, says a new study that suggests this group performs better on cognitive tasks when they are tested in the morning, compared with in the afternoon.
Breastfeeding has many benefits for mother and baby, which is why it is so highly encouraged. But are mothers who are unable to breastfeed or choose not to condemned for it?
New study finds nurses who have access to natural light are healthier and more alert, suggesting clinical workspace designers should consider daylight and a nice view to outside.
Epigenetics may be responsible for passing the effects of stress down through generations. In a new study, the descendants of stressed rats experienced preterm birth.
Researchers have found that not getting the recommended amounts of vitamin D could double the risk of older people developing forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Long-term results of a major European study reveal that prostate cancer screening reduces deaths by more than 20%, but researchers say it is still too soon for routine screening.
Researchers from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies reveal how a protein found in animals that naturally repair nerves after injury could trigger the same process in humans.