Many people especially introverts need solitude and alone time to reenergize. However, some just remain holed up in their rooms not just days but even months and years. In Japan, this is called hikikomori.
Teens who are having a hard time controlling their impulse are also most likely to have a poor working memory. This is the findings of a team of researchers from two universities and a health care facility.
The number of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—the virus that causes AIDS—has fallen in Scott County. The epidemic of HIV cases are due to the abuse of intravenous prescription drugs in southern Indiana.
Short boys are three times more likely to be treated with human growth hormone than are short girls. This gender inequality may mean that medical problems that are causing growth problems in girls may go untreated. and that some boys are being treated unnecess…