Brain networks — areas of the brain that regularly work together — may avoid traffic jams at their busiest intersections by communicating on different frequencies according to a new study.
Who can blame someone for doing a little recycling, or as it is commonly known, regifting? Not the person who actually gave the original gift, despite what a regifter may think.
Researchers from the University of Bergen (UiB) have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Higher levels of income inequality in the United States actually lead to more deaths in the country over a period of years, a new study found.
Minority students in the U.S. might have fewer challenging teachers, at least compared to white students, and as a result they might be at a significant learning disadvantage.
Being cut off from work email significantly reduces stress and allows employees to focus far better, according to a new study by UC Irvine and U.S. Army researchers.
Blacks and Hispanics have a significantly higher risk of developing precancerous colorectal polyps compared with whites, according to a study by researchers at NewYork - Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.
More than 1 in 10 of babies worldwide are born prematurely every year, according to the "Born Too Soon" report, which was compiled as part of the United Nations' "Every Woman Every Child" initiative.
Sexual competition affects women more than men in raising jealousy and envy in a work environment, according to a recent study.
The first of the two controversial studies on mutated version of deadly bird flu that sparked fears has finally been published on the journal Nature, showing the possibility that virus could be transmitted between humans and become pandemic.
Eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, such as fish, chicken, salad dressing and nuts, may be associated with lower blood levels of a protein related to Alzheimer's disease and memory problems, a new study suggests.
Mike and Laura Canahuatip, of Houston, received a heart-breaking diagnosis only weeks ago that their beloved five-month-old daughter Avery was born with fatal illness exactly named Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) so that only 18 months was left in her life.
The largest imaging study of the human brain ever revealed that some teenagers are at higher risk for drug and alcohol experimentation - simply because their brains work differently, making them more impulsive.
Driving without a seatbelt puts drivers at greater risk of severe injury or death during motor vehicle crashes. However, obese drivers are much less likely to drive without buckling up, according to a new study.
There is an increased risk for autism associated with older maternal age, new research found.
Most people don't look forward to going to the doctor's office, but there are things you can do to make your trip more enjoyable. One of the best ways to make your visit more enjoyable is to work on building a rapport with everyone in the office the minute you walk in the door.