After recreating the chemistry of Earth's oceans from billions of years ago, UK researchers show metabolic reactions thought to have started in living organisms may predate life.
Researchers find that walking can boost creativity by 60%, compared with sitting. However, walking does not appear to benefit focused thinking that requires correct answers.
Although many women want to continue working after being diagnosed with breast cancer, a new study suggests that a large number are losing employment as a result of treatment.
Low-income individuals may be prone to asthma and allergies because they have reduced exposure to microbes found in rural areas, according to new research.
In three new studies, researchers from the UK and Belgium investigate ways to improve organ donor quality in order to maximize the longevity and health of transplant patients.
Researchers from the University of Manchester in the UK have discovered a way to target drug-resistant cancer cells by exploring mitosis - cell division and replication.
A new study, published in the Journal of Personality, finds that anxiety is the main psychological driver behind neurotic peoples' chronic fear of taking action.
Neuroscientists from the UK have discovered brain circuits involved in emotional behaviors that are important to mammalian survival in fearful situations, according to a new study.
Countries commonly experience cycles of repeating violence in the aftermath of war. Now, a new study finds that these internal conflicts greatly increase risk of widespread PTSD.
By sequencing the genome of the tsetse fly, an international team of scientists takes a big step toward ending the scourge of African sleeping sickness.
The FDA have approved the first human papillomavirus DNA test for primary cervical cancer screening. It will be offered as a co-test or an alternative to Pap tests.
Coffee has been linked to various health benefits, including reduced risk of womb cancer and liver cancer. Now, research suggests coffee may lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
When asked how old they felt, American centenarians said 83 years old on average, and 65-year-old baby boomers said 55, in a survey conducted by UnitedHealthcare.
Researchers claim to have found a biological influence for why many women think intuitively rather than reflectively, and it has to do with testosterone exposure in the womb.
Progress in advanced imaging technologies have prompted new fetal cardiology guidelines, which also now place an emphasis on psychological care of the mother and family.
The FDA have announced a proposal to regulate e-cigarettes. The proposal will ban the sale of the devices to minors, as well as pose restrictions on marketing.
Since a supercentenarian donated her body to science in 2005, researchers have found over 400 genetic mutations in healthy blood cells, shedding light on limits of human longevity.
Female circumcision, also known as 'female genital mutilation,' is a renewed area of concern. We examine the approaches of different societies in tackling this unnecessary surgery.
Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Australia have used cochlear implants to deliver gene therapy, allowing regeneration of auditory nerves.
Lower birth weight or having been breastfed for less than 3 months is linked to higher levels of a biomarker for inflammation, heart and metabolic disease in young adults.