People Around The World Are Living Longer Lives Now, As Health Care Improves

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 19:14

New research shows that the number of people dying prematurely from preventable causes has been decreasing over the past several decades.

bizarre dreams

With Deeper Sleep Comes Weirder Dreams

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 16:03

Authors of a new study believe that it’s possible for our dreams to get stranger the longer we sleep.

Angelina Jolie

The ‘Angelina Jolie Effect’: How She Inspired Thousands To Get Tested For Breast Cancer

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:45

The number of women getting breast cancer tests doubled after Angelina Jolie made her double mastectomy public.


This Is What It’s Like To Go Blind [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:49

A young man describes his daily life with a form of macular degeneration, which leaves him with blurred vision and daily struggles.


Packing Your Nose With Pork Strips Stops Nosebleeds: 'Improbable Research'

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:20

A strange experiment involving stuffing pork strips into the nose of a 4-year-old resulted in a team of scientists winning the Ig Nobel prize.

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Our Sense Of Fairness Evolved To Favor Long-Term Cooperation And Equity [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:16

Most species will be agitated if one individual receives a greater reward than another for the same task; but somewhere along the way, humans evolved to embrace a sense of fairness.


Ebola Victims Now Buying Survivors’ Blood From Black Market

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:32

Convalescent serum has been shown to work as a treatment in some Ebola cases, and it’s now being sold on the black market.


What Happened When I Stood At Work For The Last 4 Months

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:08

I used a standing desk intermittently for several months, and this is what it felt like.

mood swings

Your Mood Swings May Be Getting Worse Because Of These Prescription Drugs

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:00

Prescription drugs come with an array of side effects, including the exacerbation of mood swings.


Could Yoga Treat Bipolar Disorder, Too?

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:02

Yoga might be helpful in boosting your mood, mental health, and overall physical health, but researchers are trying to figure out if it can have a positive impact on bipolar disorder.


Too Drunk To Decide Enough's Enough? Wear These Clothes [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:19

Alcohol-monitoring clothes are now a thing, and they change shape when you've had too much.


Chiropractic Care May Cure Back-Related Leg Pain

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:25

A new study finds that chiropractic care, in addition to both exercise and lifestyle advice, could assist in easing back and leg pain.


Each Year, 1 Million Children Die In Their First Day Of Life

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:44

Children die from preventable causes all over the world, such as lack of medical support during pregnancy or proper breastfeeding right after birth.

scrotum man

Man Receives Successful Surgery Removing 100-Pound Scrotum

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:16

Dan Maurer, 39, finally underwent a major operation removing his 100-pound scrotum after fundraising for a life-changing surgery.


These Are The Things Our Bodies Used To Have [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 09/13/2014 - 20:18

Humans weren’t always shaped like this: our bodies evolved over time from the ancestors of primates, to primates, and finally to our current modern species — Homo sapiens.