Paralyzed Man Regains Use of Arms and Hands After Stem Cell Therapy

A team of doctors injected an experimental treatment made from stem cells, AST-OPC1, into the damaged cervical spine of a recently paralyzed 21-year-old man in an effort to regain some function to a paralyzed Caifornia man. Kris Boesen suffered [...]

Babies’ Spatial Reasoning Predicts Math Skills Later in Life

A new study published in Psychological Science shows that spatial reasoning that is measured in infancy can predict how kids perform in math by the time they turn four. “We’ve provided the earliest documented evidence for [...]

Tackle Symptoms of Schizophrenia with Exercise

Aerobic exercise can significantly help people coping with the long-term mental health condition schizophrenia, according to a new study from University of Manchester researchers. Through combining data from 10 independent clinical trials with a total of [...]

Human Brain Evolved Bigger Due to “Sizing Each Other Up”

Experts suggest that complex decisions of whether to help someone or not could have led to the disproportionately large human brain Humans have evolved a disproportionately large brain as a result of sizing each other up [...]

Autism risk increases if children have older sibling with disorder

A new Kaiser Permanente study found that the risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has ASD. The study, which was published today in Journal of [...]

Tinder: Swiping self esteem?

Study suggests users of popular dating app feel more negative about themselves than non-users. Whether they’re swiping left or swiping right, male users of the popular dating app Tinder appear to have lower levels of self-esteem [...]

U.S. News & World Report Announces 2016-17 Best Hospitals

Mayo Clinic Recognized as Nation’s No. 1 Hospital; New Rankings Include Four New Surgeries, Expanded Honor Roll and Updated Methodologies U.S. News & World Report today released its 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings to help patients [...]

Boosting Immunity in Older Adults: UA Health Sciences Unmasks New Infection-Fighting T Cells

Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that [...]

STUDY: 43% of Products Marketed to Kids are Artificially Dyed

Of 810 products marketed to children, 350, or 43% of them, contained Red 40, Yellow 5, or other artificial food dyes, according to new research published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.  Candies marketed to kids had [...]

STUDY: TOPS Participants Achieve Long-Term Weight Loss

In a study presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine 2016 Annual Meeting, Hollywood, Fla., May 14, 2016, researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that losing even a modest amount [...]