Study pinpoints what makes human neurons unique

Human neurons are much larger than those of model organisms mice and rats, so

Scientists develop DNA molecule that may one day be used as ‘vaccine’ for prostate cancer

Researchers from City of Hope, a world-renowned comprehensive cancer center and independent biomedical research

Anti-inflammatory drug effective for treating lymphedema symptoms

For more than three decades, Lisa Hanson did her best to hide the unsightly

New approach to understanding cancers will speed treatments

A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes

Researchers identify new approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animals, killing thousands of people and causing millions of

The Problem With the 'Gifted' Child Diagnosis

I don’t know when my teachers and parents first suspected I might be "gifted."

How does brain structure influence performance on language tasks?

The architecture of each person’s brain is unique, and differences may influence how quickly

Chaplin’s Miraculous Second Act

On June 2 of this year, a three-year-old Shih Tzu was brought to the ASPCA

Sensory perception is not a one-way street

When we interact with the world, such as when we reach out to touch

We tested women and men for breast cancer genes – only 18 percent knew they had it

There are diseases and health conditions that are essentially invisible to us until it

Targeting diabetic kidney disease

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a kidney disease characterized by loss of kidney function in

Novel antidepressant may improve sleep in patients with depression

In a study of 15 patients affected by major depressive disorder and complaining of

Prescription opioid and benzodiazepine misuse linked with suicidal thoughts

Misuse of prescription opioids or benzodiazepines (such as Xanax) was associated with suicidal ideation

Cancer blood test trialed to prevent unnecessary chemo

Cancer patients could be spared unnecessary chemotherapy—and its side effects—by a new blood test

Childhood sexual abuse is equally traumatic for boys and girls

Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a traumatic event and often results in long-term psychological

Looking for Cloud Nine: Adoptable Dog, Cloud, Is Searching for a Loving Home

Four-year-old Cloud graduated from the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center (BRC) in August of this year. Before

ASPCA Relocation Team Transports 30,000 Animals to Brighter Futures

This month, the ASPCA Animal Relocation Team hit a huge milestone when we transported our 30,000th

5 Toxic Seasonal Plants You Don’t Want Your Pet To Fall For!

Fall is a favorite time of year for many, full of beautiful flowers, colorful

Research assesses geographic distribution of new antibiotics following market introduction

There is a growing need for new antibiotics to help combat the looming threat

No sweat required: Team finds hypertension treatment that mimics effect of exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice—there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits

Long-running study identifies modifiable dementia risk factor in older adults

For older adults, it may seem as though the die is already cast regarding

New research shows drinking No 1 Rosemary Water improves memory by up to 15 percent

New research published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, has shown that drinking a concentrated

Polio: Environmental monitoring will be key as world reaches global eradication

Robust environmental monitoring should be used as the world approaches global eradication of polio,

Don’t sweat the sweet stuff

Sweet and bitter flavors are identified as soon as they are tasted, according to

Function of neutrophils during tumor progression unraveled

Researchers at The Wistar Institute have characterized the function of neutrophils, a type of

Cancer survivors at risk for heart failure during, after pregnancy

Young women previously treated for cancer with chemotherapy or radiation therapy with a prior

Analyzing half a million mouse decisions

Mice can be used to study the neural circuits underlying complex decision-making, suggests an

‘Universal’ blood test for earlier diagnosis of cancer moves closer to market

UK researchers behind a potential ‘universal’ liquid biopsy blood test for cancer detection have

The Best Just-Scary-Enough Books for Kids

Pin ‘Tis the season for haunted hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin carving and, of course,

3-D mammography detected 34% more breast cancers in screening

In traditional mammography screening, all breast tissue is captured in a single image. Breast