Zika therapy 'works in the womb'

Scientists say they may have found a way to protect babies in the womb from the harmful effects of Zika.

Diet success: Does brain structure play a role?

Results show that the ability to self-regulate body weight could be down to each individual's brain structure.

‘Muscle of the soul’ might be causing you intense stress

The psoas is the largest muscle in the body. Not only is it used for core stabilization, but it’s largely tied to our fight-or-flight reflex mechanism.

How friendship networks at college impact students' academic, social success

Student friendships at college should not be underestimated, as they can either help or hinder students academically and socially, according to a new study.

6 tips that will help introverts nail job interviews

Don't let your naturally shy tendencies mask all that you have to offer. The following tips will help introverts successfully nail any job interview.

Music can help you be productive, as long as it’s the right music

For one thing, it drowns out distracting noises from others. But it turns out there are definite dos and don’ts to successfully working with music on.

Poor work-life balance leads to poor health later in life

Due to the increasing pressure of modern life and despite the adverse effects it has on our health, we tend to get less sleep and work more. A new study shows that a poor work-life balance in midlife may have negative consequences decades late.

Is it really true that chocolate may be good for you?

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat.

New strategy to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Taking a pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease.

6 Sings you're hanging out with a fake friend

Check the 6 signs. Take note and start doing something about it.

Digital devices and school performance

In findings that will not surprise the parents of any school-aged child, new research finds that the more time children spend using digital devices, the less likely they are to finish their homework. 

Paraguay breast cancer cases so far in 2016 exceed total for 2015

Paraguay, in the first 10 months of this year, registered 408 cases of breast cancer, one more than in all of 2015, when the mortality rate was 10.1 per 100,000 women

5 relationship habits most people don’t recognize as toxic

Here are five common relationship habits that are toxic, even if people don’t recognize them as toxic.

Depression's physical source discovered

Understanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to new research. Researchers have identified the lateral orbitofrontal cortex as the area of the brain affected by depression. This discovery could open up possible new treatments, say the researchers.

High folate intake linked with nerve-damage risk in older adults

High folate (vitamin B9) consumption is associated with an increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in older adults who have a common genetic variant linked to reduced cellular vitamin B12 availability.

8 body language secrets of successful people

What follows are the 8 most common body language blunders that people make, and emotionally intelligent people are careful to avoid.

Foster care raises children's risk of mental and physical health problems

Children who have been in foster care are at significantly higher risk of mental and physical health problems, including learning disabilities, depression, asthma, and obesity, compared with children who have not been in foster care.

Your fingers show your athletic potential and anxiety

By comparing your index and ring fingers, a neuroscientist can tell if you are likely to be anxious, or if you are likely to be a good athlete.

8 cheat foods that won't ruin your diet

Here are the top 8 top cheat foods you can eat and still like you in the morning.

4 reasons we lose friends as we get older

Here’s why it’s really normal to lose some friends as you grow older, and why you shouldn’t be too downcast about it.

Hypertension in children and teens linked to poorer cognitive skills

New study published in The Journal of Pediatrics finds children and adolescents who have high blood pressure, may be at risk of poorer cognitive skills.

5 ways to discover your purpose in life

There is an inner wakefulness that directs the dream, and that will eventually startle us back to the truth of who we are.

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