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Are Babies Who Cry At Night Just Hungry? Hint: It's More Menacing Than That

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:01

While most parents just assume that their 6-month-old infant crying in the middle of the night is hungry, one scientist's theory suggests it's actually an evolutionary tactic to stay the only child.


If You're Feeling Slow Or Forgetful, This Could Be Why

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:18

People whose arteries are narrowing from building plaques may face more risks to their brain than a stroke or ischemic attack.

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3D-Printed Cast Promises To Heal Broken Bones Faster

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:25

As 3D-printing technology advances, researchers are finding new ways to apply it to health care. One of the latest advances includes a cast that uses ultrasound to stimulate bone healing.


When Smuggling Goes Wrong: Surgeons Extract 12 Gold Bars From Man's Stomach

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 18:38

An Indian man who tried smuggling gold into the country had to see a surgeon after he found that they wouldn't come out.


Current Painkillers Hurt The Heart, But Help Is On Its Way

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:07

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are common painkillers for everything from arthritis to everyday pain, but they come with heart risks. Now, scientists are looking to alternative treatments.


Why Taking Risks Is Good For Your Health

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 14:30

Taking risks may sometimes be scary, but if you can get over that fear, there's a lot to learn from them.

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There's Not Enough ADHD Treatment Focusing On Suppressing Distractions

By | Sun, 04/20/2014 - 18:59

Rather than focusing on what's important, ADHD patients may benefit from actively trying to suppress whatever's distracting them, new research says.


How Do Certain Smells Bring About Special Memories?

By | Sun, 04/20/2014 - 17:15

For some people it's the scent of fresh baked cookies, while for others it's the smell of a beach. Either one may bring about memories of a past experience involving the same scents. Here's why.


Creative Endeavors On Off Days Boost Workplace Performance

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:00

People who don't really enjoy their job may find that they can still perform well if they spend some time partaking in creativity activities during their days off.


Boo! Added Sugar Will Sneak Up On You [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:46

Though added sugars are common in fruit juices and candy, they're also present in some of the foods you'd least expect.


The Future Is Pretty Bleak For Our Kids, If You Ask Adults In Developed Countries

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:05

A survey of over 16,000 people in 20 countries found that many in developed countries don't believe today's children will have better futures.

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Fertilization Mystery Solved: The 'Juno' Protein Connects Egg To Sperm

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:30

While much is known about human fertilization, scientists only recently discovered the binding proteins that connect egg to sperm.

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Google's Microcamera Contact Lenses May One Day Help The Blind

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:29

Recently published patent applications show that Google is planning to develop a set of contact lenses containing a mini camera capable of analyzing the world around us, and helping the blind.


5 Everyday Foods That Are Dangerous To Your Health

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:30

While most of us are already protected from these foods' substances, it might incline you to see the risks you're taking every time you bite into these everyday foods.


A New Era Of Grass Allergy Treatment: FDA Approves Grastek

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:39

The FDA's approval of Merck's Grastek ushers in a new era of grass allergy immunotherapy, as it's the second medication to be approved for grass allergies this month.