A recent study conducted by researchers from New York University shows a direct connection between higher local homicide rates and the number of failed elementary students.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was first identified in 2003 when an outbreak occurred in China and spread to four continents, killing nearly 800 people. The Pasteur Institute in Paris reported they lost over 2,000 SARS vials last week.
A recent study conducted by researchers with the National Institute on Aging shows that apathy, or lack of emotion, may be one of the first signs to suggest a deteriorating mind during old age.
Just as that afternoon slump hits, many of his might enjoy a little nap to feel rejuvenated, refreshed and less grouchy during the rest of the day. Yet a recent study shows that if you're frequently catching some extra sleep before bedtime, it could be sign of a greater health issue.
A new study shows that gender expression could play a big role in terms of whether boys and girls engage in cancer risk behaviors. The Harvard School of Public Health had their study published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
For many of us, spending an hour or two a day watching our favorite shows can be exciting, entertaining and a great way to relax. Yet a recent study shows for children in particular, too much TV may interfere with their sleep.
Abdominal obesity is linked to numerous conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and forms of cancer. A new study suggests that one’s body shape as a result of obesity does not necessarily pose a higher risk for breast cancer.
A recent study takes an in-depth look into identifying comatose patients who may carry a potential for recovery.
Per a report that will be published today by the National Health Care Surveys (NHCS), nearly 18% of Americans took herbal supplements in 2012, making them the most common form of complementary medicine in the U.S. besides vitamins.
Ever wonder why some foods are more appealing than others? Of course, some of us just may never like broccoli, but others might love watermelon. Our taste buds tell a story about what foods we'll typically be most fond of. Yet a recent study shows how the shape, texture and coloring of different pro...
Marijuana is no longer a taboo topic. Twenty U.S. states have now legalized the drug for medicinal purposes, while both Colorado and Washington have also legalized it for recreational uses, as well. As it's estimated that around 18.9 million people recently used the drug, according to an analysis b...