The teenage co-editors of a new book about boys’ social dynamics talk about what they aren’t telling the adults in their lives with author Rosalind Wiseman
The American Heart Association (AHA) is used to damage control, but its focus has generally been on protecting hearts, not its reputation. Ever since the organization of heart professionals, along with the American College of …
Global spending on drugs for diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease are on the rise, and according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, worldwide, patients will spend $1 trillion on such drugs …
After natural disasters, human beings are inherently altruistic, and want to help their fellow man, right? Well, it turns out to be a little more complicated than that.
Infants were better able to process repeated sounds, showing a maturity of brain function
British department store Debenhams has introduced a line of mannequins that are more like the size of the women who shop there. Meanwhile in Venezuela, the trend is for mannequins with exaggerated breasts and buttocks, which …
If you gave up the clarinet in grade school, don’t worry. Those precious years of musical training still did your brain a favor.
Not all doctors are able to treat depression effectively, including those who are most likely to see patients’ first symptoms.
About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.
Australian researchers have new technique for studying cochlear implants in children
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
Diagnosed with a mysterious condition that prevented her from aging, Brooke Greenberg was old enough to drive but lived her life in a crib.
Feeling good about our actions — not guilt or pity— motivates giving, according to the latest research.