The study was based on a comprehensive examination of major disease and injuries in 188 countries between the period of 1990 and 2013.
Eating protein-rich food with the right amino-acids can reduce the risk of poor cardiovascular health, as much so as quitting smoking cigarettes or getting more exercise.
A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a system that, within mere seconds, can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in forensics, material science, biology, pharmaceuticals and chemis...
Besides being counted on to lead the way as the eldest sibling, a new study conducted by a team of New Zealand researchers suggests that there may be another disadvantage to coming first. Study authors found that the first child may be at risk for being slightly more overweight or obese than those c...
Scientists are taking a closer look at trees in urban green spaces in order to possibly create hypoallergenic parks.
Global life expectancy is climbing. Now, scientists have found that it's risen by more than six years since 1990 as healthy life expectancy grows.
New findings published in the journal "Environmental Health Perspectives" reveals that female mice exposed in utero, or in the womb to low levels of arsenic via drinking water, showed signs of reaching puberty early, which increased their risk of obesity as adults.
New findings published in the journal Health & Education Behavior show that so many young people believe that e-cigarettes and hookah are safer than cigarettes.
New findings published in the journal PLOS Medicine link low levels of vitamin D to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis.
Scientists have taken a closer look at household dust and have found that it may be able to predict not only the geographic region of a given home, but the gender ratio of the occupants and the presence of a pet, as well.
What makes cancer cells different from normal ones is that they divide at an accelerated rate.