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Dogs really can chase away loneliness

Feeling lonely? A dog may help. Our research out today confirms what many dog owners already know: dogs are great companions that can help you...

Smart people may learn music faster

In a new study, researchers found that some people learn music more quickly than others and that intelligence could play a role. the study may...

Meditation may help you make fewer mistakes

In a new study, researchers found that if you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, meditation could help you to become...

A Loving bond with mother may prevent abusive relationships

In a new study, researchers found a mother's warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive...

Data science could predict which failures will ultimately lead to success

A new study examines the mechanisms of how failure leads to success—and found that the way one fails matters. Oprah Winfrey was fired from her...

This personality trait may protect you from depression

In a new study, researchers found people who have grandiose narcissistic traits are more likely to be 'mentally tough', feel less stressed and are...

What Reddit’s basketball fans can tell us about online discourse

Basketball season kicked off last month and with it comes the return of the most enduring of fan traditions: trash talk. Now, researchers from the...

These personality traits may predict your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that dementia risk is lower among older people who were calm, mature and energetic high schoolers. They found being...

You may solve a problem better if you “sleep on it”

In a new study, researchers found people actually might solve a problem better if they "sleep on it.” In fact, the researchers were able to...

This mind-body therapy may decrease opioid addiction, increase joy

In a new study, researchers found that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), could increase the brain's response to natural, healthy rewards...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...