Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.
Class 3 obesity has become more than 10 times more prevalent in the US since the 1980s. A new study suggests this 'extreme' obesity is linked with significantly higher death rates.
People with bipolar disorder showed a more active reward center in their brains when scanned with functional MRI, and poorer prefrontal cortex ability to modulate impulses.
Glioblastoma is difficult to treat because drugs cannot traverse the blood brain barrier. Now a study shows this aggressive tumor weakens the barrier, providing a window for drugs.
The fat in our bone marrow has mostly been linked to negative health consequences such as reduced bone mass - now a new study reveals a beneficial link to reduced risk of diseases.
A new study suggests that the use of minimally invasive surgical procedures varies widely at hospital level in the US, creating a disparity in the quality of care available.
New research from the UK finds that about half of genes that influence a child's reading ability can also affect their math capability.
How species evolved to have physically distinct males and females may be explained by a master gene in green algae, according to a new study.
In a large study, scientists have taken a step closer to a simple blood test for Alzheimer's by showing 10 proteins in the blood can predict onset of the disease.
Maternity care from pregnancy through to toddlerhood reduced death rates for both mothers and children in deprived areas of Memphis, according to a new study.
A radical new contraceptive may be available by 2018. A tiny hormone-releasing microchip implanted under the skin, manufacturers claim the new device works for up to 16 years.
In the last 20 years, while calorie intake has not changed much, obesity among Americans has continued to rise, in line with a decline in exercise, especially among young women.
In spite of a voluntary advertising code designed to protect young people, 18-20-year-olds are the most-targeted age group for popular drinks brands in magazines, study finds.
In the UK, high-volume neonatal centers were found to increase the chances of survival for babies born prematurely by 30%, and by 50% for very premature births.
'Chemo brain' is an anecdotal name for the memory problems experienced by some cancer patients following chemotherapy. A new study measures the cognitive decline in chemo patients.
A new toolkit for primary care physicians aims to simplify the diagnosis and management of menopause, enabling easier access to hormonal and non-hormonal therapies.
Scientists develop a tool that uses changes in fatty molecule profiles to trace the biological signature of mutating cancer cells back to the original cancer gene.
The wide disparities between average size of newborns in different countries was assumed to be caused by race. A new study suggests other factors have greater influence.
In one of the first known examples of making tissue from an adult-derived human stem cell, scientists have found a way to enhance regrowth of corneal tissue to restore vision.
In a new study, researchers reveal how they isolated stem cells from fat collected during cardiac surgery and injected them into rats with heart failure to improve heart function.