A new study sheds light on what is happening in the brain throughout the disease process, specifically with respect to the part of the cerebral cortex responsible for integrating visual information.
Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smokefree, according to a new study at the World Congress of Cardiology.
If you are an aging baby boomer and you've noticed it's a bit harder to drive to unfamiliar locations or to pick a new brand of olive oil at the supermarket, you can blame it on the white matter in your brain.
Anti-tobacco television advertising helps reduce adult smoking.
In one species of freshwater crustaceans, social status can affect the configuration of neural circuitry, a new study found.
The left wing of the blogosphere incorporates a wider range of views than a more centralized model.
Scientists are reporting development and successful testing in laboratory mice of a substance that shows promise for becoming the first antidote for cocaine toxicity in humans.
A new report found one constant — belief in God is higher among older people, regardless of where they live.
Helping young adults acknowledge their mental impulse to "sober up" as they mature can improve substance abuse intervention programs.
Under 6 hours of sleep can impact appetite regulation and increase obesity.
For those dependent on opioids, the risk of death was 5.71 times higher than healthy individuals in the population of the same age, gender and race.
A research team will capture and code the content of adolescent activity on Facebook, the most popular social networking website.
Tattoos and body piercings have become so popular in western societies that many consider them fashion trends.
Consumers are suggested to be vigilant when shopping in a state of deprivation, specially under global financial crisis.
Unexpectedly migrant women show resilience in their ability to control their environment through work.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.