Scientific studies are often well-designed and the results stand the test of time. But not always. One area with a great deal of uncertainty is psychology and a new review has found many studies are not reproducible.
An analysis of papers published in several surgical journals has revealed an overwhelming reliance on male subjects and male-derived cells, and consequently less female subjects or female cell lines are used.
Multiple studies have covered what happens when locals support their own environment instead of the government. According to these reports efficient, stable communities can protect the environment better than the big agencies.
According to new research from the University of Cincinnati mastodons and mammoths loved to hang out in the area. Areas of Cincinnati reportedly played host to these huge creatures all year.
Skipping breakfast and eating late at night should not be at the top of anyone’s to-do lists. The reasons behind it are they have metabolic effects, and also put men at higher risk for coronary heart disease.
Researchers from the University of the Pacific are claiming that energy drinks, which often contain large amounts of caffeine and other stimulants such as taurine can raise blood pressure, leading a person to face cardiac arrest.
Couples who live in tropical countries are more likely to give birth to girls than those in, say, America or Europe. That is the outcome of a correlation study carried out at the University of Georgia by the endocrinologist Kristen Navara.
A new report analyzing approximately a dozen studies about marijuana use and mental health shows increased depression in teens that smoke marijuana, and also concludes there is a higher risk of schizophrenia, anxiety and suicide.
In an effort to improve school and student performances, the American education system experiment with cash and other benefits for better grades. Schools across America embrace the novel approach as debate over its effects continues.
Smokers, heavy drinkers, the obese and the elderly should be barred from receiving some operations, according to doctors, with most saying the health service cannot afford to provide free care to everyone.
I know what the missionary position is, but it took me longer to realize "cowgirl" most likely means woman on top. I also didn't know there were differences in sexual preferences depending on your political leanings!
WASHINGTON (voa) — Human children acquire vocabulary at an astounding rate. Beginning around age two, they learn about 10 new words a day. Studies have shown that they can instinctively learn the name of something even if they have not heard the word b.