Meta-analysis reveals those who have visual impairments or are blind have a higher risk of mortality compared to peers with better vision. The study found mortality risk was 29% higher in those with mild visual impairment and rose to 89% higher for those with severe visual impairments.
Neurologists at the University of Michigan reveal why some people get headaches when wearing their hair in ponytails. According to researchers, ponytail headaches are an example of allodynia, a normal stimuli interpreted as painful. A lack of sleep and a predisposition to migraine are some factors that may make the experience of pain worse.
Contrary to popular myths on stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers report. A new study reveals men's emotions fluctuate just as much as women's do.
A new study reviews how demands for institutional change led the NFL to change its ideology and engage in advocacy to address football related concussion.
Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, a treatment commonly administered for bladder dysfunction, appears to improve sexual response in women who suffer female sexual dysfunction.
Feeling content in life slows cognitive decline in older adults, a new study reports. Researchers say the odds of older adults developing cognitive impairment and dementia were reduced in those who reported better psychological well-being.
Nine out of ten older adults who reported symptoms of cognitive decline associated with dementia did not have a clinical diagnosis of neurodegeneration.
Thinking or talking about oneself in the third person can lead people to consider themselves in similar ways to how they think about others, a new study reports. Researchers say talking about yourself in the third person may allow you to distance yourself from stressful experiences and help to regulate emotion.
Zolpidem, a medication commonly prescribed for insomnia, appear to be effective in helping to restore a conscious state in some patients who were in comas or vegetative state.
Researchers reduced the power requirements of neural interfaces while improving their accuracy by tuning into a subset of brain waves.
The prevalence of borderline personality disorder diagnosis was almost double in sexual minorities compared to heterosexuals. Researchers propose the higher numbers could be a result of the bias against sexual minorities of those diagnosing the disorder.