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.
A decline in intelligence later in life has been linked to a decline in how quickly the brain is able to interpret what the eye sees, according to a new study.
The standard questionnaire for diagnosing narcissism involves 40 questions. Now, researchers believe they can reliably diagnose this personality disorder with just one question.
Drugs for pain and other conditions could be delivered steadily for a year with biodegradable nanoscale thin films laden with doses that are absorbed in the body incrementally.
Study finds obese patients are more likely to survive sepsis than those of normal weight, suggesting excess weight may cause the body to respond differently to critical illness.
Researchers from the UK suggest that taking aspirin daily for 5-10 years could significantly reduce the risk of cancers of the digestive tract, such as bowel and stomach cancers.
Despite the negative effect that smoking has on cancer recovery and survival, as many as 17.2% of people continue to smoke after their cancer diagnosis for certain types of cancer.
The influence different fatty acids may have on type 2 diabetes risk may depend on whether they contain odd or even numbers of carbon atoms, according to a new study.