Babies whose mothers are attentive and caring tend to grow into happy, well-adjusted children. But the psychological benefits of having a doting mother may extend well beyond childhood, a new study suggests.
People who spend a full year on a strict low-carbohydrate diet can lose weight, but they might be happier -- and lose just as many pounds -- if they focus on reducing fat intake instead of carbohydrates, new research suggests.
Nearly half of the guidelines issued to cardiologists by the country's leading heart organizations are based on low levels of evidence, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Ireland's friendly, helpful locals get high marks from visitors. Add dazzling scenery, rich history and a few hearty pints of stout, and you have a perfect trip to Ireland, according to a handful of iReporters.
The practice of moving research involving human subjects from wealthy countries to less wealthy countries has grown in recent years, raising a number of ethical and scientific issues that need to be addressed, researchers said in a journal article Wednesday.
So, somewhat inebriated conversation with a friend: "Top 5 All Time On-Court Headcases (Men), Sans McEnroe." In no particular order, and somewhat relegated to our generational recollection: Nastase, Youzhny, Slobodan Zivojinovic, Ivanisevic, Safin (others in consideration --Gasquet, Noah). Is it just us, or is there really an European slant to this? Who'd we miss? -- Anirban Mukherjee, Durham, N.C.
Radiohead made news when it allowed its fans to pay whatever they thought was reasonable to download the band's latest album. Now, innovative restaurants around the world are doing the same thing -- letting their patrons decide how much their meal is worth.
On the last day of August, David Garrard came to work and fell asleep. It was a steamy Friday in north Florida, and the Jacksonville Jaguars had finished their preseason schedule the previous night with a home game against Washington. There would be no practice this day, only meetings; Garrard, a six-year veteran and the backup to Byron Leftwich at quarterback, crashed across the length of a couch in the team lounge and drifted off.
It's the end of the week again, and we get the feeling the days just flew by. We heard your views on important political issues, saw your photos and video from explosions in Dallas, Texas, and received all kinds of reports of fires and waterspouts around the country. You also sent us a sweet tribute to Tammy Faye Messner, who passed away Friday.
When it comes to torture, we could all learn a thing or two from kids. Who knows better than they how to extract most anything they want within minutes of applying the technique? I'm talking about whining, of course -- that grating mewling that causes us to do anything (anything!) just to make it go away. But you can break the habit. And the rewards of victory can be rich for both of you.
U.S. airfares took their biggest jump on record, according to the latest government figures, allowing rates to return pre-Sept. 11 levels for the first time since the terrorist attack drove down demand for air travel.
I want to put about $100 every two weeks into some sort of investment that would be fairly liquid -- something I could have access to within a couple of days to week. What kind of investment should I be considering?