A test for six antibodies in an expectant mom’s blood may predict with more than 99% certainty which children are at highest risk of developing autism.
Do violent video games make people more callous and less likely to help others? The latest study suggests not— but it likely won’t be the last word.
How did your friend get you to babysit her kids for the weekend, or your sister talk you into hosting the next book club meeting? They probably asked when you were anxious about a work project or stressed about making an …
Gabrielle Glaser on what she learned while researching her new book, “Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink — and How They Can Regain Control”
As the DEA reported its largest-ever bust of synthetic-drug dealers and manufacturers, the U.N. admitted that its law-enforcement efforts to contain illegal drugs have largely failed.
Genetic changes are almost certainly behind many cases of autism, and the latest research suggests that some of those alterations may be contributing to more densely connected networks of brain nerves.
A simple math test can predict who will default on a subprime mortgage, which isn’t good news for the numbers-phobic.
It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in the moment.
In the first study to experimentally investigate the phenomenon, researchers say it’s the unfulfilled ambitions of moms and dads that fuel their pushy parenting.
What are you feeling? For the first time, a brain scan might be able to answer that question.
The label is supposed to improve awareness and treatments for the condition, but similar proclamations about alcoholism and other addictions haven’t been so successful.
Money corrupts, they say, and now there’s a study that shows why people get so sneaky when it comes to making a profit.