Avatars are not only a form of creative expression, they also allow for conformity and escapism. Our digital representations affect how we interact with others and can determine whether we fit in with social groups or are excluded.
1 in 3 parents say their children have been treated unkindly due to their appearance, and 1 in 5 parents say their children avoid certain activities based upon insecurities about their appearance.
Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea are at increased risk of developing cancer and thrombosis. In those over 74, OSA was associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.
Researchers created model embryos from mouse stem cells that form a beating heart, a brain, and the foundation for other organs. The new model provides a novel way for future researchers to create and research the earliest stages of development.
While the incorporation of healthier legumes and fruits into diets improved over time, dietary quality was offset by the consumption of unhealthy components, such as processed meats and sugar-sweetened drinks.
Consuming fruits and vegetables, and exercise makes people happier, not the other way around, a new study reports. Increased happiness was associated with eating more fruits and vegetables in women, and in exercising more in men.
Researchers found significant cognitive benefits for older adults who took daily multivitamin-mineral supplements.
Study reveals a novel mechanism in locus coeruleus neurons caused by the loss of the GPT2 mitochondrial enzyme that is implicated in the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases.
Those who addictively consume news are more likely to suffer from stress, anxiety, and physical health problems, a new study reports.