More kids may be diagnosed with hypertension under new guidelines
Parents bringing their kids to their well visits will likely review their height, weight, vaccinations, and now ... blood pressure.
The Sweet Spot: My Boyfriend’s Gaining Weight. I Feel Shallow for Caring.
We were madly in love and planning to get married. But lately I’ve been doubting my physical attraction to him. Is this reasonable, or self-sabotage?
Mail-in tick testing kit speeds up Lyme disease diagnosis
Get the results in as little as three days after the lab receives your tick.
Research Center Established to Explore the Least Understood and Strongest Force Behind Visible Matter
Science can explain only a small portion of the matter that makes up the universe, from the earth we walk on to the stars we see at night. Stony...
10-year-old boy helps deliver baby brother, save mom's life
A 10-year-old boy is being credited with saving the lives of both his newborn baby brother and mother, who did not realize that she was in labor.
J&J ordered to pay $417M in trial over talc cancer risks
A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the...
High Moral Reasoning Associated with Increased Activity in the Human Brain's Reward System
Individuals who have a high level of moral reasoning show increased activity in the brain's frontostriatal reward system, both during periods of...
Clinical Study Shows That Retinal Imaging May Detect Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
A study led by researchers at Cedars-Sinai and NeuroVision Imaging LLC provides the scientific basis for using noninvasive eye imaging to detect...
Retention of One Normal Version of BRCA Gene in Breast and Ovarian Cancers Influences Patient Survival, According to Penn-Led Study
Researchers found a relationship between the genetics of tumors with germline BRCA1/2 mutations and whether the tumor retains the normal copy of...
Brain's Self-Regulation in Teens at Risk for Obesity
Study uses fMRI brain scans to document relationship between neural activity and risk for obesity
Voices: Maybe We All Need a Little Less Balance
In praise of the unbalanced life.
Is Childhood Obesity a Psychological Disorder?
A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's...