Risk-taking, antisocial teens five times more likely to die young

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20...

A diverse diet may not be the healthiest one

Encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods to ensure they meet all their dietary needs may backfire, according to a new scientific...

Crowdsourcing algorithms to predict epileptic seizures

A study by University of Melbourne researchers reveals clinically relevant epileptic seizure prediction is possible in a wider range of patients than previously thought,...

This small molecule could hold the key to promising HIV treatments

New research provides details of how the structure of the HIV-1 virus is assembled, findings that offer potential new targets for treatment. The study, authored...

Optimizing air in the cockpit for better pilot performance

Commercial airline pilots were significantly better at performing advanced maneuvers in a flight simulator when carbon dioxide (CO2) levels on the flight deck (cockpit)...

Google Glass helps kids with autism read facial expressions

Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass to help them understand the...

Smartphones act as digital security blankets in stressful social situations

Not only can your smartphone serve as your wallet, watch and map, it can also be your digital security blanket. In a new study led...

Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers

People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at significantly increased risk for the...

Boxers or briefs? Loose-fitting underwear may benefit sperm production

Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear...

Got the ‘drunchies’? New study shows how heavy drinking affects diet

They’re called the “drunchies,” or drunk munchies. It’s the desire one has to eat salty, fatty, unhealthy foods during or after a night of...