By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 18:30
Work-related stress, in particular the anxiety of losing your job, may bring on a first-time asthma attack.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:00
Breast milk is a potential source of cytomegalovirus in premature babies, who are among those at highest risk of infection.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 14:00
German Labor Minister Andrea Nahles has commissioned an in-depth study that observers predict may lead to an "anti-stress act," banning companies from contacting employees after hours.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00
Measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could be the key to an accurate and precise identification of children who suffer from autism.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:43
In most cases where a child develops epilepsy following vaccination, the underlying cause is some genetic or structural defect, and not the shot itself.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:51
A single dose of Lexapro, a commonly prescribed SSRI antidepressant, quickly produces dramatic changes in the architecture of the human brain.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 19:00
The first Global Violence Reduction Conference in Cambridge will convene to discuss the possibility of halving violence rates by 2040.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:27
Heating pads, ice packs, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and the like almost never help someone who requires physical therapy and, surprisingly, they may even cause harm.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:00
Sugar substitutes change the composition and function of your gut microbiota and so hasten the development of glucose intolerance, which may lead to adult-onset diabetes.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:52
A 50-year-old Belgian prisoner serving a life sentence has been granted permission for euthanasia, a concern to those who worry rates of assisted suicide are rising precipitously with an extension of the law to children.