Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.
Are you trying to get a loved one to stop smoking? According to a new study, try paying them!
The Mt. Sinai researchers say they studied just over 1,000 pregnant women at Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Researchers say the findings suggest students may be distracted by having cell phones in class.
The research looked at more than 1,500 workers and found nearly half of all shift workers are overweight, have sleep problems and are more likely to develop issues like diabetes.
When it comes to offering cash to get smokers to quit, more people go for the carrots than the stick — but the stick gets better results.
The next time you visit the doctor, you might want to shake his or her hand.
While researchers say their work is still in the early stages, they also say it provides “reason to further examine omega-3’s role as a potential early intervention for antisocial behavior.”
The CDC says it examined 2013 birth certificate data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), which encompasses 90% of U.S. births.
While the scientists say more clinical trials are needed, they also say their findings are encouraging because they “suggest a potentially simple and effective approach for reducing antibiotic usage.”
A large study out of Sweden examined whether high milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in women and men.
Scientists say the findings should encourage doctors to screen diabetics for cognitive issues.
A new study claims the placebo effect is so strong it can actually change our brain chemistry.
Kids might not like eating healthy, but here’s two things they do like: prizes and smiley faces.
The study was done on rats and focused on the brain’s hippocampus, which is associated with learning and memory.