• Brain
    A new study has found that elderly people who have higher levels of several vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids in their blood had better performance on mental acuity tests and less of the brain shrinkage typical of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Avastin (bevacizumab)
    A new study shows that treating cancer with the drug bevacizumab, commercially known as Avastin, delays the disease and may also improve survival in cancer patients.
  • neuron connection
    Patients who have suffered through chronic pain for several years say a relatively new treatment has changed their lives for the better.
  • Elizabeth Thomas
    Researchers have discovered a brain cell malfunction in schizophrenia as DNA stays too tightly wound in certain brain cells of schizophrenic subjects.
  • NASA’s twin spacecraft is nearing its entrance into the lunar orbit on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day to study the moon from crust to core.
  • U.S. consumers spent $35.3 billion online during the holiday season, a 15-percent increase from last year.
  • Researchers have discovered a way to make a new calendar that will be identical from year to year and say that it will eliminate the 'rip off' factor.
  • Times Square
    Authorities announced today at the maternity ward of Lincoln Hospital, that New Yorkers are living longer than ever as life expectancy rates in 2009 hit an all-time high of 80.6 years, an increase of nearly three years since 2000 and nearly two and a half years more than the most recently reported national rate of 78.2 years.
  • Luis Bonilla and David Hines
    The Vice President and CEO of Mayo Clinic expressed sorrow on Tuesday after the death of two medical workers and a pilot that died in a helicopter crash, Monday morning.
  • GRAIL Countdown
    NASA's GRAIL mission to measure its gravitational field and determine what lies beneath the surface is available for the public to follow at the Apple Store to help students and users understand the Moon better.
  • Washing Hands
    Hypersensitivity and excessive devotion to childhood rituals may indicate the onset of obsessive compulsive disorder as a child ages, according to a researcher at Tel Aviv University.
  • Social Media Survey
    A large majority, 67 percent, of social media users say that staying in touch with current friends and family members is a major reason they use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or LinkedIn, according to a Pew Internet survey.