Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive Activities, Study SaysSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
US Suicide Rate Is Up 33 Percent Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Suicide Rates Among America's Young People Continues To Rise, Study ShowsSuicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
Climate Change Could Pose 'Existential Threat' By 2050: ReportThe paper, by the Melbourne-based Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration, is not a scientific study, but an attempt to model future scenarios based on existing research.
Nerve Stimulation Therapy Lessens Disability In Stroke Patients, Research FindsThere may be new hope for stroke patients: An experimental nerve stimulation therapy helped reduce disability, new research finds.
Males May Be More Likely To Become Addicted To Gaming, Say ResearchersBrain scans of men addicted to online gaming show changes in the brain regions associated with impulsivity, new research presented Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America finds.
Johns Hopkins Univ. Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over STD StudyBillion dollar lawsuit. Hundreds of people, part of a horrific STD study, sue Johns Hopkins.
Carroll Co. Teen Raises Funds For St. Jude'sShe's only 13 and has cerebral palsy, but that hasn't stopped one Carroll County teen from reaching out to help others.
Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male HomosexualityA large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
Morgan State Gets Record-Setting Research GrantA record-setting biomedical research grant has been awarded to Morgan State University.
What Is The 'Perfect' Amount Of Sleep?It's the question we all want answered -- What is the "perfect" amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 YearsAccording to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.
New Campaign Wants To Use Education To Raise Breast Cancer AwarenessOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A campaign is dedicated to raising awareness for the disease through education.
Md. To Review OKCupid, Facebook Consumer StudiesMaryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Wednesday his office will review allegations by a University of Maryland law professor that Facebook and OKCupid violated a state law by manipulating customer data as part of company research.
Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health BenefitsResearchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.