A fairly recent research confirmed what many have suspected about omega-3 fatty acids: They really are good for the brain.
Turmeric has gained immense popularity over the years not just for the unique flavor it adds to dishes like curries, but also for its various health benefits.
Are you having trouble with your breathing? A few whiffs of the right essential oils can clear up your congested airways and improve the muscles involving in the process, an article in Organic Spa Magazine reported.
Eating the wrong foods can make us sick, but choosing the right ones can heal us and help prevent disease.
Digital devices and other electronics are at the top of many kids’ wish lists this holiday season.
A new modeling study suggests that 10-year risk thresholds used in current guidelines to prescribe statins for primary prevention of heart disease are likely substantially too low.
Patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy can develop a tolerance to cannabis-based therapy, a finding that may have implications for long-term management, new research suggests.
Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly commentary on the most interesting new medical studies. This week: A study appearing in Nature Scientific Reports strongly suggests a link between vitamin D levels at birth and the subsequent risk for schizophrenia.
Off-label use of high-dose antipsychotics significantly increases the risk of unexpected death in children and youth, new research shows.
Deaths from drug overdose in the United States increased by 54% from 2011 to 2016 — with opioids, benzodiazepines (benzos), and stimulants the most commonly used drug classes involved, a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), shows.