It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Naveed Saleh M.D., M.S.
There are steps that can be taken to combat hair loss.
Consumer research has shown that schadenfreude is rampant in sports, and is not only directed at a rival teams but also team sponsors.
A new study identifies key reversals in leading medical journals.
Worrying excessively, hallucinatory experiences, and longer sleep duration have all been found to be significantly linked to nightmares.
Body odor is more than just a smell.
Researchers find that many restaurants serve "gluten-free" meals that contain gluten.
Researchers look at what types of people share passwords, and the results are unexpected.
Ever notice a difference between how actors and directors give acceptance speeches at the Academy Awards?
Researchers use emerging technology to monitor celebrity suicide news on Twitter.
Pew research shows that more people are distancing themselves from the social media platform.
Apparently, the stress of the holidays can take its toll on the heart. Find out which Christmas and New Year holidays are significantly linked to more heart attacks.
Infections can lurk at the nail salon. Find out how to protect yourself.
Wonder what medical conditions can cause fingernails (and toenails) to turn different colors? Find out here.
Puppets behaving badly is a long-time trend in media. How are misbehaved puppets perceived by kids?
A common assumption is that shaved eyebrows don’t grow back, but is this true?
Although gaming disorder is controversial, some experts have weighed in with proposed signs.
Journalists have long anguished over how to cover suicide.
Researchers find that moral attitudes, as measured in tweets, predict violence at protests.
For eons, bees have intrigued and inspired people from all walks of life. Learn more about these fascinating creatures.
Elderly adults who experience excessive daytime sleepiness could be at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The clinical implications of this finding.
Recent research suggests that "birthing" your inner clown can be therapeutic.
In a hospital setting, 85 percent of alarms are false. But ignoring an alarm can prove deadly.
Apologies can do wonders for mending relationships. However, judges who hear a lot of apologies have their own perspectives.
Cleaning sure has its benefits. But does cleaning impact the the diversity of bug biomes in homes?
New research shows that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) improves endurance performance and decreases perceived exertion among cyclists.
New research suggests that the propensity for contagious yawning is rooted in the excitation and inhibition of the primary motor cortex.
New research suggests that children who are inhibited are less likely to try new foods.
Coffee can definitely be part of a healthy diet. Moreover, new research shows that coffee intake is tied to longevity among people of various races and ethnicities.
Gone are the unadorned rectangular pools of yesteryear. Now, public pools are full-fledged aquatic complexes that proffer an immersive experience.
Brain freeze is one of the most common types of headaches. Get the scoop on what was once referred to as “ice cream-induced headache.”
Naveed Saleh, M.D., M.S., attained a medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and a master's degree in science journalism from Texas A&M.
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