Sometimes Mean Girls Just Need An Intervention

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:05

Interactive discussions mixed with role-playing and journaling helped a group of middle schoolers resolve conflict maturely.


FDA Sets Final Cybersecurity Recommendations For Medical Device Manufacturers

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:22

The agency is now recommending manufacturers submit plans for security updates when asking for product approval.


How To Make Your Workouts Feel Like They're Flying By

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:13

If you visualize your workouts in their totality, rather than bite-sized chunks, science says they'll feel longer and more tiresome.


Kiss Those Cells Goodbye: This Is Your Brain On No Sleep

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:30

Seven hours of sleep may not seem like much each night, but missing them can level huge penalties against your brain.


In The War Against Cancer, Medicine Takes The Upperhand [GRAPH]

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:04

Cancer now ranks as the No. 2 cause of death in the United States, but the momentum behind the fight offers hope.


The 8,000-Calorie Breakfast That Comes With A Health Waiver [PHOTO]

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:47

Most people will feel full a quarter of the way into the meal, but they'd only be finishing the milkshake that comes on the side.


Georgia Colleges Will Soon Be Banning All Tobacco Products

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:12

All 31 colleges and universities in the Georgia University System will be putting an end to their current 35-foot rule.


What Kind Of Brain Is Capable Of Learning 20 Languages? [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:35

So-called hyperpolyglots' brains may be better suited to store the type of complex memories demanded by multiple languages.

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Skin-Like Device Uses 3,600 Crystals To Monitor Blood Flow [PHOTO]

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:59

A 5-centimeter square patch can detect the presence or absence of heat under the skin, reflecting blood flow quality.


Vitamin D-Based Drug Could Advance Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:24

A group of cells activated by pancreatic cancer tumors may be switched off with a form of vitamin D.


Doctors Aren't Saying The Right Things To Young LGBT Patients

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:04

Only three percent of doctors were able to keep lines of communication open and inclusive regarding sexuality.


The Device That Could Get The Paralyzed Up And Walking Again [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:21

Spinal cord stimulation and a cocktail of drugs got paralyzed rats climbing up steps. Humans, we're up next.


First At-Home Conception Aid, The Stork, Lands In US [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:27

At a retail price of $79.99, the Stork could give couples struggling with infertility a way out from expensive clinical procedures.


Length Of Time Between Births May Influence Autism Risk

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:47

New data suggests autism risks increase when a child is born less than 12 months or more than five years after the previous child.


When Depression Sinks In, Nature Walks Offer Mental Relief

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:21

Going for a walk in the great outdoors is the simplest, cheapest, and all-around most efficient way to improve your mood.