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.

Implant that Weans Addicts off Opioids Wins FDA Approval

A new implant designed to help people wean off of heroin and other opioid drugs has been approved by the FDA and could be available in a month.

Doctors in Australia Ordered to Prescribe Fewer Antidepressants

Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.

New Study Finds World is in Throws of a “Global Sleep Crisis”

Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”

Opioid Addicts Get Cheap Highs from Drugs Like Imodium A-D

People who are addicted to opioids are taking dangerously high doses of anti-diarrheal meds like Imodium A-D to battle withdrawal, or to get high.

Study Says Acetaminophen ‘Not Clinically Effective’ for Osteoarthritis Pain

A recent study in The Lancet shows Tylenol is nearly useless in treating osteoarthritis pain, but there are many other safer therapies.