Children, who are neglected or emotionally abused, experience similar or worse mental health issues as those who are physically or sexually abused, a new study states.
In contrast to previous studies, a new research shows that the risk of premature death linked with being overweight or obese is similar for whites and African Americans.
Women can cut the risk of stroke by more than half by adhering to a healthy diet and lifestyle, a new study reveals.
Recent findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine show that many large chain restaurants are cutting calories from their menus. More specifically, they have introduced newer food and beverage options, on average, that contain 60 fewer calories than their traditional menu selec...
The teenage years can be a time of constant struggle and confusion. Now, recent findings published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, show that girls are more likely than boys to deal with increased rates of depressive symptoms and troubled tim...
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered a link between physical activity and the ability to get a good night's rest. Declining physical fitness could actually be linked to the inability sleep.
Numerous studies have discussed the benefits of probiotics, oftentimes sourced from yogurt. Now, recent findings published in the journal mBio show that they could help to protect children and pregnant women against heavy metal poisoning.
Scientists are taking steps toward new methods of suppressing obesity. They've examined the effects of a high-sugar diet, and have now pinned down a key gene for drugs to target in order to curb weight gain.
Scientists may have just uncovered the secrets of an obscure swatch of human DNA that was once thought to be nothing more than biological trash. The new findings could shed light on complex genetic-related diseases, such as cancer and diabetes.
After a four-year international study of 2,060 cardiac arrest cases, they've found that the themes relating to the experience of death are far broader than what has been understood so far, or what has been described as so-called near-death experiences.
Could education be heritable? New research has found that the high heritability of exam grades actually reflects many genetically influenced traits such as personality, behavior problems and self-efficacy--not just intelligence.