A study of the "social genome" of 12 to 18-year-olds found that the genetics of a student's classmates influenced their educational attainment.
New research on mice suggests stress triggers a type of white blood cell called a mast cell, which increases histamine levels in the body.
An experimental drug that targets the enzymes thought to slow metabolism in fat cells yielded positive results in laboratory tests on mice.
An analysis of Medicare and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data found fewer visitations for joint and back pain on rainy days than on dry days.
A skin patch currently undergoing clinical trials delivers a high dose of peanut protein and appears to successfully reduce peanut allergies in children and adults.