Is the solution to the obesity epidemic all in our heads? A study by researchers at The Rockefeller University suggests that it might be.
Some activity patterns in the brain can be dangerous, producing persistent dark moods that drain people's motivation, pleasure, and hope. For the past thirty years, pills like Prozac or Zoloft—collectively known as selective ...
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Alzheimer's disease now affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans, and after decades of feverish work, researchers have so far failed to find a treatment that halts or reverses the inexorable loss of memory, function and ...
Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars, according to a recent study.
The controversial practice has been standard in many teaching hospitals for decades, its safety and ethics largely unquestioned and its existence unknown to those most affected: people undergoing surgery.
Exercise is good for your health. You probably have heard that before.
Bari Gold was never one for tutus. When she was 4, Roberta Gold gave in to her daughter's competitive spirit and enrolled her in a local soccer program. While the rest of the girls picked daisies on the field, Bari played ...
An appeals court panel cleared the way Friday for Arkansas to restrict how the abortion pill is administered in the state, saying a judge didn't estimate how many women would be burdened by a 2015 law's requirement.
For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive.