The effects of going hungry in childhood may be more lasting than previously thought.
It’s easy to appreciate the seasonality of winter blues, but web searches show that other disorders may ebb and flow with the weather as well.
Call it sexist or sensationalist, but now science suggests it’s so: women find men with bigger penises more attractive.
Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse.
Sharing and caring can be good for the soul, but what about the bottom line?
Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
A happy face can certainly lift spirits, but can it reduce rage?
While criminal activity can’t be reduced to a brain image, understanding changes in brain function could improve the way criminals are rehabilitated.
Middle school is typically a time of chaotic emotions, confusing relationships and challenging growing pains. But it may also have a surprisingly lasting influence on the future.
One of the more effective ways to reduce excessive drinking in college is also the most obvious — talk to freshman before they set foot on campus.
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
Feeling lonely seems to go hand in hand with being isolated, but there’s a difference, according to a growing body of research.
Women may be underrepresented in science and technology not because they are less skilled in those areas or because they face specific gender barriers to entering these fields, but because they may find better opportunities elsewhere.