It turns out that obese children may have brains that are wired differently when they're exposed to sugar. Scientists have found that the brains of overweight children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
Some human DNA may reveal an evolutionary war against infectious bacteria over iron that circulates in the host's bloodstream.
Much of a child's diet will determine optimal cognitive development along with the prevention of various health issues.
Too little sleep has officially been linked to an increased risk of obesity, particularly among young children. Recent findings published in The Journal of Pediatrics reveals a high connection between sleep-related breathing problems and obesity.
As temperatures drop, our bodies try to keep warm. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at the body's cold "sensor," and have found that it could hold the key for frostbite and hypothermia treatments.
Always wanted a vacation to Hawaii? The 25th-anniversary edition of America's Health rankings, published by the United Health Foundation, may give you another reason to take a trip down to most recent U.S. state.
Recent findings published in the journal Nature Communications reveal a pattern of inflammation linked to autism from increased immune responses.
Australian surgeons have discovered how to revive hearts with a revolutionary transplant surgery.
Previous studies have shown that progesterone can improve treatment and recovery in women suffering from traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, a recent study shows that the hormone is not more effective than a placebo in treating TBI patients.
Could sugar be worse for you than salt? Scientists debate which flavor enhancer is more dangerous to your health, in a recently published paper in the British Medical Journal (BMI).
Poor sperm quality may not just be a sign of infertility, but serious health problems, as well.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vaccine against cervical cancer, known as Gardasil 9, which protects against up to nine strains of HPV; that's up from four strains from the original Gardasil vaccine in 2006.