| May 17, 2010
They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar?
In the last 15 years,...
| Jun 14, 2010
After age 50, daily stress and worry take a dive and happiness increases, according to an analysis of more than 340,000 adults questioned about the emotions they experienced "yesterday."
The research, published online in the journal Proceedings of the...
| Jun 30, 2010
A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found.
Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
| Aug 10, 2010
Heat. Burning. Itching. Blistering. It's hard to sleep, or even put on clothes. Now you regret staying out in the sun too long and coming down with a case of garden-variety sunburn.
One of the best remedies can be found right at home, says Dr. Tara...
| Aug 11, 2010
Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation?
To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
| Feb 8, 2010
Leave it to science to take all the fun out of something as cosmically pure as love.
Theories about love's purpose range from the biologically practical to the biologically complicated. Anthropologists have said it helps ensure reproduction of the...
| Feb 15, 2010
Every year an estimated half a million men have a vasectomy but nearly half of those men don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure is working, new research suggests.
Those who don't go back, and therefore risk an unwanted pregnancy,...
| May 26, 2011
| 7:03 PM
At LaValle Stadium, Stony Brook University
No. 1 seed Maryland (20-1) vs. No. 5 Duke (15-4)
Friday, 5 p.m.
Outlook: The Atlantic Coast Conference rivals know each other well and both have been through rocky seasons with a spate of unusual injuries...
| May 28, 2011
| 1:22 PM
When it comes to winning tradition, not many college programs are as steeped in success as Maryland and Northwestern women's lacrosse.
Maryland has won 11 national championships, including 10 since the NCAA took over the sport in 1982 and seven in a...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Bryce Brantley, a first-team All-East Conference defensive end at Orange Coast College in 2010, is one of several Pirates who have decided on their football futures at four-year schools. OCC Coach Mike Taylor announced Tuesday.
Brantley, who had 9.5...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday.
Robertson, who also...