FDA Approves Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Ecstasy for PTSD Sufferers

The government has approved the 1st major clinical trial of Ecstasy to treat people with PTSD that has not responded to traditional therapy.


Tips for a Safe and Exhilarating Fall Hike

Fall is a great time of year to hit the hiking trails. Be well prepared so that you can stay safe while enjoying all the beauty that the season has to offer


Just THINKING About Mobile Devices Disrupts Kids’ Sleep

A review of 20 studies shows that even when kids aren’t using mobile devices at night, they’re still thinking about them, and it’s wrecking their sleep.


Are You Impulsive? A New Study Says You Might be Selfish

Neuroscience researchers say if you’re the impulsive type, you probably have difficulty walking in somebody else’s shoes, and are probably selfish.


How Yoga, Acupunture, and Tai Chi Show Promise in Relieving Pain

A new study gives patients and doctors scientific proof that yoga and other complementary health approaches are effective at treating pain.


Virtual Reality Helps Paraplegic Volunteers Walk Again

The Walk Again Project is working to help paraplegics walk again using virtual reality and robotic exoskeletons.


Scientists are Growing Brains in the Lab, Like 100’s of Brains

Scientists are growing tiny human brains in the lab to study neurological diseases like autism. The brains aren’t conscious…for now.


Scientists Say Humans May Have Reached Their Lifespan Limit

A new study suggests that humans can only live so long, and our species has just about reached its biological limit. Could it be true?


Exercise in Old Age Essential for Reducing Disability, Regaining Independence

A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.


A Village Full of Centenarians Shares Secrets to Longevity

An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?


New Painkiller as ‘Effective as Morphine,’ but Without the Side Effects

Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


This is Absolutely Key to Being Immune to Stress

A new study shows that older adults who have a positive view of aging handle stress better than those who see getting older as a negative thing.


Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


30 Minutes of Reading a Day Could Add Years to Your Life

In a new study, people who read a book for about 30 minutes a day were found to live approximately 2 years longer than those who didn’t read at all.


Boost Your Memory by Doing This Soon After Studying

Exercise has long been associated with good brain health, but a new study shows that working out shortly after studying may help you retain memories.


Another Study Proves This Simple Activity Rejuvenates the Brain

Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.