Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging
Drinking sugary beverages is associated with markers of accelerated aging and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports.
Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons
A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Heart Attack Survivors Often Fail to Take Statins
Most patients in a large study either took less of the lifesaving medicines than needed or stopped taking the drugs entirely within two years.
Q&A: A Dry Side Effect
Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is a frequent side effect of many commonly prescribed drugs.
Global Health: Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known
Hospital data suggests that some immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, thinking they are still immune, do not take precautions on home visits.
The Checkup: Fending Off Math Anxiety
Parents can help by starting to talk to children at an early age about numbers in everyday life.
Personal Health: After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
The New Health Care: Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
Advertising: XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Pictures From the March for Science
Visual highlights from the demonstrations in Washington and around the world.
The March for Science: What You Need to Know
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts will march on Saturday in Washington and other locations, with many motivated by President Trump’s...
Smokeless Tobacco Is Gone From the Ballpark, but Not the Clubhouse
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.