Researchers have found that the genes active in a person’s belly fat are significantly different from those in her thigh fat. Here's what that means.
What time you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make a difference in how much you worry.
A comparison of two different fitness routines shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain in seniors -- but only dancing gives rise to a measurable difference in behavior.
What happens at a party doesn't just stay at the party. In fact, heavy alcohol use or binge drinking during adolescence can actually alter brain structures and function.
Assuming you don't buy products with bisphenol A, you should be able to avoid BPA exposure, right?
Just when you thought you didn't have any more excuses to nibble a little chocolate, a new study comes out to suggest that maybe you do.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
Does air pollution or hot weather trigger headaches? Researchers wanted to find out.
Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
Nordic walking - walking with poles - burns more calories than ordinary walking of the same intensity.
The popularity of CrossFit workouts prompted the American Council on Exercise to commission a study to evaluate its effectiveness. Here are the results.
New research shows that a lack of sleep really can make you sick. Sleeplessness can be directly tied to illnesses, like the common cold.
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Sleep researchers say that kids get better, more age-appropriate rest when there are household rules and regular sleep-wake routines.
Could a relatively obscure herpes virus be keeping you from getting a positive pregnancy test? A study has found that the little-known member of the human herpesvirus family -- HHV-6A -- infects the lining of ... Read more...
Some vacationers ignore 'no swimming' signs. But should those avoiding the water be wary of the sand, too?
Is your inbox burning you out? Research suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce stress.
The bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, part of many popular probiotics, can help with many health issues - but how does it work?
New brain scan software found 16 key functional connections that allowed it to tell, with high accuracy, who had been diagnosed with autism and who had not.
We know that sleep is crucial for learning and memory - but exactly how the brain forms long-term memories not well understood.
Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness, many people don't know where body fat goes when people lose weight.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some kids with bipolar parents score higher on a creativity index than healthy children.
Many people have found the benefits of yoga for bipolar disorder, some saying that yoga had been 'significantly life-changing.'
There is no rest for a baby's brain, because while infants sleep, they are reprocessing what they have learned.