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Results from a new study indicate that a widely accepted theory of memory may just have to be forgotten.
Up to 10 percent of people who receive tattoos experience short-term complications such as pain, swelling, infection, and delayed healing, and just one-third of those individuals went on to seek medical attention or treatment for those issues.
If you approach life with a high degree of cynicism, you may be costing yourself money in the long run. According to a new University of Cologne study, a skeptical viewpoint when it comes to other people’s motives is linked with lower income levels later on in your own life.
The cerebellum, viewed as the movement-coordination center, unexpectedly plays a role in creative problem solving according to this study.
Think before you speak, baby! In this case, babies actually do think before they speak, and they can tell if two objects are the same or different.
Scientists in London believe they have identified a key player in the development of metastatic breast cancer—and they might have found a way to stop it in the same blow.
Could you walk into a football team’s locker room after a big game and tell if they won based on smell alone? According to a new study, you can.
A 2012 article in Psychology Today discussed the fact that French children are treated very differently for ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) compared to American children, and are diagnosed far less often. The suggestion was that American doctors could be wrong in treating ADHD as biological, and prescribing drugs, and rather should take the French approach of considering it environmental and adjusting environmental factors accordingly.
Fat is good for your brain, and actually helps it develop. This study shows that the brain actually does not produce all the fat it needs, but instead transports some in.
Congestive heart failure patients who experience moderate to severe depression face a five-fold increased risk of all-cause mortality compared to those that do not suffer from the mood disorder, according to this new research.
Scientists studying residents in Stockholm, Sweden have found a link between noise pollution from transport and a larger waist line – an apparent example of the ways in which stress can quietly seep into our lives and affect our wellbeing.
Think he’s flirting with you? How do you know if she’s interested? Read on to learn the signs.
Matt Paxton, host of the Emmy nominated TV show Hoarders: Family Secrets agreed to speak with redOrbit about his experiences with the show.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever drug for use in treatment of acute radiation injury, thanks in part to research led by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine that evaluated the medication using a non-human clinical model.
Breastfeeding can protect a baby from the harmful effects of environmental pollution, according to a new study where researchers from the University of the Basque Country found that breastfeeding can mitigate the impact of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on infants.
Drink up! Experts say that drinking two to three cups of coffee per day could reduce the likelihood that a man will suffer from erectile dysfunction.
In March of this year, the New York Times reported that fish oil claims are not supported by current research. However, it’s too early to make that type of sweeping statement because that research was only about cardiovascular health, and not the other benefits of fish oil supplements. A more recent report identified some of the other benefits of fish oil, noting that the cardiovascular research was about people with known cardiac disease or people with strong risk factors and most of those people were probably taking other treatments that may have masked the added benefits of fish oil supplements.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have decided to cheat nature and use a sophisticated computer program called Rosetta in order to design new weapons in the battle against AIDS.
Whether it was in a job interview or a first date – we’ve all done or said things that didn’t represent who we really are or how we’re feeling in order to give a certain impression.
Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world, but this little iron fish is here to save the day!
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