The Walk Again Project is working to help paraplegics walk again using virtual reality and robotic exoskeletons.
Scientists are growing tiny human brains in the lab to study neurological diseases like autism. The brains aren’t conscious…for now.
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?
A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.
An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?
Scientists found a compound that could help them create an opioid painkiller rivaling morphine, but without the side effects and addictive properties.
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.
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.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.
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.
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.
Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.
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.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
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.”
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.
A recent study in The Lancet shows Tylenol is nearly useless in treating osteoarthritis pain, but there are many other safer therapies.