Artificial Eye

How Artificial Eyes Are Made [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:30

Artificial eyes help thousands of people retain a sense of normalcy. If you've ever wondered how they're made, it's more an art than a medical service.


This Nail Polish Can Detect Date Rape Drugs

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:16

Undercover Colors is a nail polish that changes color in the presence of date rape drugs, including Rohypnol, Xanax, and GHB.

Crohn's disease

Changes In Your Child's DNA May Contribute To Crohn’s Disease

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:27

Scientists have discovered a wide range of epigenetic changes related to environmental exposures in children with Crohn’s that may help in its clinical management.

Chronic Kidney Disease

Arterial Calcium Is The Best Predictor Of Heart Disease In Kidney Patients

By | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 16:14

Measuring calcium buildup in the coronary artery walls of kidney disease patients may be better than other methods for assessing heart disease risk.

Elderly People Have Problems Sleeping And Now We Know Why

The Reason Older People Don't Get Enough Sleep

By | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 14:39

Poorer sleep quality as a person ages has finally been discovered to be a result of low neuron activity in one part of the brain.

Tech-Savvy Mothers Rely On Internet Moms For Advice

Tech-Savvy Moms Are Turning To Social Media For Advice On Their Kids

By | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 13:15

Mothers are becoming more adept at web-use, and are relying more on social media for mom-to-mom advice.


7th Grader Finds Where Mysterious California Infections Are Coming From

By | Sun, 08/24/2014 - 10:32

Elan Filler was only in 7th grade when she completed a science project that involved swabbing tree trunks to discover the culprit of fungal infections throughout LA.

Low Motivation

Got Low Motivation? This Schizophrenia Study Might Help

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:47

People with schizophrenia have always been plagued by low motivation. Scientists say they've discovered a straightforward cause: They overestimate the amount of effort tasks require.

Pizza toppings

The Scientifically-Proven Way To Get Perfect Cheese Pizza [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 17:35

What do you call cheese that's not right for your pizza? We don't know, but it's totally a thing.

Young girl at the doctor

The Condition That May Be Major Risk Factor For UTIs In Young Girls

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:50

New research finds a link between vulvitis and urinary tract infections.

Activating serotonin

Serotonin's Role In Pain Management

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:00

Using mice, scientists were able to confirm that serotonin plays a role in pain management.


Pomegranate May Hold The Key To Quieting Alzheimer's

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:52

The compound punicalagin, found in the skins and fruits of pomegranates, could protect brain health into old age.


The Diabetes Laser That Could End Finger Pricks For Good

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:48

Princeton University engineers have found a way to track blood sugar levels without the chore of drawing blood.

Protein biomarkers

New Insights Into Blood's Biomarkers May Help Identify More Disease

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:23

A new study looked at how genetic and lifestyle factors affected protein levels in the bloodstream, with hopes of finding new ways to identify disease.


What Women Want, According To Science

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:00

Although we all have a personal preference, instinctively women tend to be drawn to a certain "type" of man that most women find attractive.