“Chemo brain” is a well-known side effect of cancer treatment, but is chemotherapy to blame?
For the first time, researchers classify the brain injury from head trauma into four distinct stages
Autism likely has deep genetic roots, but the latest research provides hope that some learning techniques can lessen symptoms of the developmental disorder.
A new bra from First Warning Systems claims a series of sensors embedded in the cups can pick up temperature changes in breast tissue and alert doctors to the presence of malignant cells. Read the full story in our companion blog …
How important is sleep for children? Getting too little could leave them more emotional and impulsive.
Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots
Aside from occupational exposure, most people are exposed to mercury by eating fish — yet eating fish is good for moms and babies. So, what are pregnant women to do?
In what researchers view as validation of the field, the Nobel committee on Monday recognized pioneering contributions to stem cell science by John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
Health officials are hunting for the source of a meningitis outbreak among dozens of people who received steroid injections to treat back pain.
Fifty hours. That’s how long it now takes to decode and interpret a newborn baby’s genome — an undertaking that used to take weeks, or even months. And those two days can mean the difference between life and death for a …
And the hunt for the cure to the common cold continues
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?