Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds’ threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed.
Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures.
Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here.
People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here.
Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex.
Hepatitis C is a curable liver infection. With the appropriate treatment, it is possible to clear the virus within 12 weeks. Learn more here.
Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits.
This Friday the 13th, we take a look at the psychological mechanisms of superstitions and their effect on mental health and well-being.
New research in female mice reveals that exercising while on a low calorie diet can decrease quality and quantity of bone instead of increasing robustness.
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells.
Female bonobos have frequent sexual interactions with other females — more so than they do with males. A new study aims to find out why.
A new study in humans and animals identifies the bone hormone osteocalcin as a crucial driver for the fight-or-flight survival response.
Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here.
There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home.
A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them.
Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here.
The keto and Atkins diets are two low carbohydrate eating plans. People use them to lose weight and promote health. Learn more here.
There are many different versions of multivitamin and mineral supplements for men. We discuss the various types, who might benefit from taking multivitamins, and the risks.
A new mouse study reveals that gut microbes can influence skeletal muscle mass and function and sheds light on some underlying mechanisms.