Some people may retain awareness after they have technically died, according to an unusual study published on Wednesday into hospital patients who went into deep cardiac arrest.
What prompts ordinary people to commit acts of evil?
Taiwan and China reached a "concrete consensus" on clinical tests for new drugs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan's top China policy maker, said Thursday.
One person commits suicide every 40 seconds, an avoidable tragedy that fails to grab attention because of taboos and stigma, a U.N. report said Thursday.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder called ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday.
People with autism have too many synapses -- the connectors by which brain cells send and receive signals -- according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder.
U.S. computing giant Intel announced Wednesday it was joining an effort to battle Parkinson's disease with new big data and wearable technologies to improve research and treatment.
A study says using spoons as measurements for medicine can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.
They were dubbed the "forgotten souls" -- the cremated remains of thousands of people who came through the doors of Oregon's state mental hospital, died there and whose ashes were abandoned inside 3,500 copper urns.
A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has shown that chronic stress of poverty, neglect and physical abuse in early life may shrink the parts of a child's developing brain responsible for memory, learning and processing emotion.