Sufferers of Alzheimer's disease may not have "lost" their memories, but could simply have difficulty accessing them, researchers said as they unveiled a possible treatment that could one day offer a cure to the ravages of dementia.
An air pollution alert in greater Mexico City was extended Thursday, its fourth day, with authorities saying that despite slight improvements smog levels remained at almost 1 1/2 times acceptable limits in some areas.1 Comment
Overweight or obese women give birth to larger babies, says new research which could make some pregnant women think twice before reaching for a carton of ice cream.
Almost a quarter of teenagers have experienced sleep problems, according to the annual investigation of adolescents' sleeping habits released by the Taiwan Society of Sleep Medicine (TSSM, 台灣睡眠醫學學會) on Tuesday.
Air quality was poor Saturday in Southern Taiwan and the outlying island of Kinmen, according to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).
Marijuana has attracted many labels in its time. On Friday, Colorado lawmakers debate whether the state should give the drug one more often associated with purple carrots than purple haze -- certified organic.
A landmark study suggests that testosterone treatment is no fountain of youth, finding mostly modest improvement in the sex lives, walking strength and mood of a select group of older men.
Two blood-building drugs injected soon after birth may give tiny preemies a lasting long-term edge, boosting brain development and IQ by age 4, a first-of-its-kind study found.
A mysterious brain disorder can be confused with early Alzheimer's disease although it isn't robbing patients of their memories but of the words to talk about them.
From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.