Context plays a big role in our memories, both good and bad. Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ on the car radio, for example, may remind you of your first love — or your first speeding ticket. But a new brain scanning study shows that people...
Only half of your friends would consider you their friend, a new study suggests. People have a very poor perception of friendship ties, and this limits their ability to influence their “friends,” according to the research.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a disease that causes progressive degeneration in the nerve cells that control muscles, thereby causing muscle weakness and eventually death. SMA affects approximately 200,000 people in the US, often children. Now, researchers are...
A new computer algorithm can provide important information on a motor vehicle crash to help ambulance personnel and hospital staff better direct crash victims to the most appropriate care.
Giving young children a two-minute warning that ‘screen time’ is about to end makes transitions away from tablets, phones, televisions and other technological devices more painful, a new study has found.
Can a staging system — much like one used to classify cancerous tumors — help facial plastic surgery patients understand the complexity of their revision rhinoplasty and help to manage their expectations? A new article looks into the issue.
All-cause mortality is higher for those who eat meat, particularly red or processed meat, on a daily basis, a review of large-scale studies involving more than 1.5 million people has found.
A study providing new information about neuropathic pain afflicting some 90 percent of cancer patients who have had nerve damage caused by tumors, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation indicates gene therapy as a possible treatment.
Small, non-coding molecules called microRNAs are known to play an important role in cancer development. Researchers now have shown their significance is greater than previously thought, a finding that could lead to new therapeutic approaches for the most common and...
A cell-to-cell signaling network in mice that serves as a developmental timer that could provide a framework for better understanding the mechanisms underlying human heart valve disease, say scientists.