A recent study shows that aside from the general warning of exposure to secondhand smoke, secondhand smoke exposure to pregnant women can increase their risk of having miscarriages and stillbirths.
Many have wondered why boys were primarily diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Yet a recent study analyzed DNA in order to further examine why boys have a higher incidence rate of ASDs. The research found that girls appear to be better at tolerating certain mutations than boy.
There are five different types of memory that contribute to our short-term and long-term memory capabilities. They incorporate actions, feelings, experiences, recollections, common knowledge, and consciousness.
It has been known that males are at a greater risk for neurodevelopmental disorders, autism spectrum disorder being one of them. But the reasons as to why this was a prevalent statistic have been unclear--until now.
Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration announced that changes would be made to the current nutrition labels on food and beverage products. The timing is appropriate, now that people are becoming more conscious of their diets.
Genetic testing can be complicated and nerve wracking, but nevertheless, an important part of preparing for any future illnesses that a new baby might have.
Big data has been a hot topic of conversation ever since the emergence of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. Researchers at UCLA believe they can use big data from social media sites to prevent disease outbreaks.
Eighteen-year-old Elana Smith was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer when she was 12, known as fibromellar hepatocellular carcinoma. As the disease has relatively no effective drug treatments, according to health officials, a large portion of her liver was removed.
Prostate cancer affects one out of six American men each year, making it the most common form of malignancy among men in the United States. Further research is essential to treating the cancer at certain stages.
A recent study shows how those living in socioeconomically deprived regions are more likely to be affected by diabetes mellitus and obesity.
Stroke is known to have a devastating impact on life. Adding to the fact, a latest study suggests that most of the young adults, who survive an early stroke, live with a long lasting disability.