Surprise! Babies’ minds crave the unexpected

Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring (and boost their brain power).

April 10, 2015 0

‘Let’s do this’ attitude bolsters young stroke victim’s recovery

Matt Carrier, 37, fights for himself, his wife and his two young sons as he learns to walk and talk again.

April 9, 2015 5

If you’re happy and you know it, your heart will show it

Research shows personal and community optimism is connected to a healthy heart.

April 8, 2015 0

Low back pain, arthritis treatment questioned

Review of 13 trials finds little effect from over-the-counter pain medication.

April 8, 2015 0

‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ surprisingly common

Complaint of awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises was previously associated with old age, but now affects the young, too.

April 6, 2015 0

New stroke prevention efforts paying off

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain.

April 5, 2015 0

Clues to ‘brain fog’ found in spinal fluid

Evidence reveals that classic symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome is 'not made up,' researchers noted.

April 3, 2015 0

Deep brain stimulation may ease Parkinson’s pain

Severity of pain may be decreased for years, but new aches may develop for many.

March 27, 2015 0

A sense of purpose may benefit your brain

Seniors with a positive mental state are less likely to have cerebral tissue damage.

March 22, 2015 1

For safety’s sake: A star player quits pro football

Health risks posed by America's favorite sport are thrown back into the spotlight.

March 21, 2015 0

A sense of purpose may help your heart

Study finds physical rewards in meaningful activity.

March 15, 2015 0

Expert advice: Laughter is the best medicine

A nun and a doctor walk into a cafe … and share the healing power of laughter.

March 12, 2015 0