There may be a gene that causes nearsightedness, but only in people who spent a lot of their childhood reading.
New findings published in the journal Population and Environment examine how early exposure to air pollution could potentially lower a child's grade point average (GPA).
Scientists may have discovered what might be the oldest case of leukemia.
New findings published in the journal Psychological Science reveal that friendships during adolescence may ultimately influence health into adulthood.
What are the warning signs of suicide? Of course, they're typically not cut and dry, but depression or signs of certain risky behaviors may indicate the first indicators leading up to a problem.
A team of researchers at the University of Gothenburg found that fish oil and a diet rich in lard or animal fat, including such foods as bacon, may produce varying results that can alter the composition of the gut bacteria in many different ways.
Natural gas mining could cause issues for human health. It turns out that endocrine disruptors from these activities could potentially harm human development and reproduction.
It turns out that psychotic patients see Alice in Wonderland differently than a control group
Brain imaging has shown that testosterone therapy given as part of sex reassignment changes the brain structures and pathway associated with speech and verbal fluency.
Tissue made out of "Velcro" could help repair damanged hearts one day. Scientists have created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together like Velcro.
New findings published in the journal Science Translational Medicine reveal that a simple blood test may be helpful in detecting the possible relapse of early stage breast cancer that has already been treated, identifying tumors up to eight months before they would even show up on medical scans.