A new study links viral infections including mononucleosis and pneumonia experienced during adolescence with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
Humorous interventions and conversations could be effective ways to influence people’s behavior and intentions surrounding their health.
Substituting 10% of daily caloric intake from processed and red meats with legumes, nuts, and seafood can reduce your dietary carbon footprint by one-third, and add 48 “healthy minutes” to your daily life.
Exercise rewires the enhancers in DNA regions associated with the risk of disease development.
Three consecutive nights of sleep loss can have a negative impact on both mental and physical health. Sleep deprivation can lead to an increase in anger, frustration, and anxiety. Additionally, those who experienced sleep loss reported a change in phys…
Men who complain of dissatisfaction in their marriages are at increased risk of premature death associated with cardiovascular events, a new study reports.
Quality sleep is a biological necessity, researchers say. Inadequate sleep, sleep disorders, and sleep disruptions contribute to physical and mental health problems, and can cause public safety issues.
A twenty-year study has identified an association between childhood depression and an increased risk of physical and mental health problems as adults. Researchers found those with childhood depression had a greater risk of anxiety, substance use disord…
Speaking without a facemask in confined spaces poses the biggest risk for spreading SARS_CoV_2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.
Most strains of bacteria in the microbiome are persistent within families and geographical regions, with the chance for a strain persisting up to a year at 90%.
COVID-19 can spark a severe immune response in the central nervous system, affecting immune cells in the vascular system and brain.
Combining artificial intelligence technology with data sets related to both Alzheimer’s and COVID-19, researchers were able to identify a mechanism by which coronavirus can lead to Alzheimer’s-like symptoms. The findings add to the growing body of evid…
Disregarding lab animals’ circadian rhythms can hamper reproducibility, validity, and reliability of research, researchers say.
Higher sugar diets during childhood increase the risk for obesity, cognitive impairments, and attention deficits as adults, a new study reports.
A new study reveals up to 22% of Americans are self-identified anti-vaxxers and embrace the label as a form of social identity.
Teens who find themselves in intense, controlling relationships, where they are denied healthy external friendships and self-discovery, and psychologically controlling parents, have a higher risk for high blood pressure later in life.
Neurological and psychological symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection, such as fatigue and depression, are more common in those with mild coronavirus infection than previously believed.
Two medications commonly used to treat inflammation and HIV infection have been repurposed in the fight against COVID-19. Researchers found combined cepharanthine/nelfinavir therapy can hasten the clearance of coronavirus infection from a person’s lung…
The likelihood of death following a traumatic brain injury is twice as high for people of color than white people, a new study reports. Researchers found no bias in health care following TBI, and suggest the increased risk is due to underlying disparit…
Older adults with more natural teeth are better able to carry out simple everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning compared to those who have lost their teeth, a new study reports. Researchers found a causal link between tooth loss and functional capaci…