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.


Could Air Pollution Be Causing More Traffic Accidents?

Researchers in the U.K. say that air pollution likely causes car accidents by impairing driver fitness and causing physical distractions.


Cheap, Tasty, and Harmful to Your Health: Ramen Noodles

Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.


Could Nicotine Help Prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease?

A new study shows that nicotine may help keep those who use it mentally sharp for longer than those who do not consume the chemical.


Survey: Most Parents Following Outdated Advice for Concussions

A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.


Toxic Nanoparticle Air Pollution Found in Human Brain Tissue

Recent research reveals how toxic nanoparticles have been found in abundance in human brain tissue, largely due to air pollution.


Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.


Could Alzheimer’s Be Treated with Period Pain Medication?

Although there is no accepted treatment for Alzheimer’s yet, a study shows that we may find hope in a common period pain medication drug – mefenamic acid.


Acupuncture May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).


23andMe Study Finds Genetic Ties to Depression

Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.


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.


Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Yields Disappointing Results

A drug being tested and developed to help treat Alzheimer’s, known as leuco-methylthioninium-bis (LMTM), recently yielded disappointing results.


Noninvasive Smell Test may Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Recent studies suggest doctors may someday be able to create a noninvasive test to detect Alzheimer’s disease based on patients’ sense of smell.


Cinnamon Could Increase Ability to Learn, Study Says

A new study shows that the spice cinnamon may be able to help with learning ability due to the numerous compounds in the spice.


New Study Suggests Alzheimer’s May Be in the Brain as Young as Preschool

A gene which may be related to Alzheimer’s disease can show itself as early as preschool, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.


Study: Ducks May Be Able to Think in an Abstract Manner

A new study finds that ducks can actually think in an abstract manner at less than 24 hours old, learning the differences between objects and more.


Study: Breast Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Have Fewer Memory Problems

A new report found that women who had survived breast cancer and exercised regularly reported fewer memory problems than those who didn’t exercise.