A Third Of Asthma Patients Misdiagnosed, Study Reveals
A study reveals that a third of asthma patients may have been falsely diagnosed.
What Science Would Like You To Know About Men, Board Games And Music
Researchers suggests that rock music is too distracting for men. Women, on the other hand, perfomed the same, regardless of the type of music that they listen to.
Why Placebos Really Work: Latest Science Update
Our view of placebos is about to change. Despite being known as substances without pharmaceutical effects, placebos now are proved to have therapeutic effects by researchers.
A Significant Matter That Hospital Systems Have To Consider
A published case study shows that hospitals with high DNR orders have low mortality rates.
Hands-free systems more dangerous than hand-held devices while driving: Study
Apple and car companies are promoting hands-free options as a safe way to communicate over the phone while driving. But a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that hands-free systems are actually more distracting than handheld phones. What's going on?
Heat-Wave Deaths In New York May Double By Turn Of Century
A new study projects higher death toll in New York City due to extreme hot weather conditions brought about by climate change.
Traumatic Brain Injury Makes Soldiers Suicidal
Researchers found that military soldiers who suffered from more than one traumatic brain injury were at a greater risk for suicide compared to other members of the military.
Endangered Whales Tracked By Earthquake Sensors
Devices that detect earthquakes deep in the ocean are also capable of detecting whale calls. This allows scientists to further study the mysterious fin whale.
Pepper (And Tomato) A Day Can Keep Parkinson's Disease At Bay
Nicotine-rich produce like peppers and tomatoes may help beat Parkinson’s disease, study suggests.
Multiple Sclerosis Management Revolutionized With New Treatments: Cure Soon?
Dr. James D. Bowen has recently published a study examining how patients with M.S. can further manage and ultimately cure their disease. Though no set cure is in place, Bowen believes that certain new medications can help prolong the patient's quality of life.
Depression, Suicide And Disease Increased By Economic Strife, New Report Says
The economy has a direct effect on such health issues as depression, according to a new book examining how a country can thrive or perish during times of economic strife
Depression, Negative Thoughts Can Be Contagious, Study Says
Being surrounded by gloomy people can make you prone to becoming depressed yourself.