Installing hand sanitizers in classrooms do not lower the rate of student absences, a new study reveals.
A new study has found that immigrants face a reduced risk of an overdose or death from prescribed codeine as compared to people born in Canada.
More than 20 years have passed since scientists first stumbled onto the gene responsible for Huntington's, a progressive neurological condition that wreaks havoc on the body, resulting in involuntary movements, emotional disturbances and cognitive impairment. Relatively little has been known about t...
Having too much of a good thing goes for just about anything, including exercise.
Premature birth can increase a child's risk for certain health issues; this may include a host of physical ailments along with potential cognitive problems. Now, recent findings published in the Journal of Pediatrics further examine how despite the time of birth, many children can catch up mentally ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new at-home, DNA-based stool test that screens for colorectal cancer. Findings showed that the new tool carries a 90 percent accuracy rate.
Dealing with a bad day? Many of us who've experienced the heartache of a break-up, lost job or the passing of a loved one know exactly what it's like to feel that sinking in our stomach that accompanies unpleasant news. We might even use the word "depressed" to describe our mood. Yet depression is c...
As overall lung cancer rates continue to fall, research from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) shows that some subtypes of lung cancer are increasing.
Researchers have found that the impact of major cardiovascular risk factors combined is higher in women than in men and in blacks than in whites.
Premature babies kept in neonatal intensive care units have reduced risk of infection when medical staff members wear gloves after washing hands as compared to washing hands alone.
A latest study debunked the association between vitamin D levels in newborns and the risk of developing multiple sclerosis in adulthood.
Researchers have found that exposure-based cognitive behavior therapy via internet is more effective in treating health anxiety than an active psychological treatment with relaxation and stress management.