Bamboo may be spreading hantavirus. Scientists have discovered that with the plant's prolific seed production, there's a boom among seed-eating deer mice that carry the disease.
Hereditary blindness can be caused by a progressive degeneration of the light-sensing cells in the eye, the photoreceptors.
Could excess body-weight ultimately influence daytime drowsiness? New findings published in the journal Sleep suggest that obesity and depression could play a role in our inability to stay awake during the day.
Could having a set bedtime schedule help children get to sleep better? New findings published in the journal Sleep show that a positive impact on sleep increases with the consistency of a nightly routine.
New findings published in the journal Women & Health show that the media could ultimately influence how a pregnant woman decides to give birth to her baby.
What we eat ultimately influences the makeup of our body, and a new study shows that this is particularly true for the makeup of our brain.
In families where the father does not feel supported by his partner, researchers at the University of Sussex have found that these children were more likely to display troublesome traits.
Modern society is not without stereotypes related to gender and the appearance of women.
May marks Asthma Awareness Month, a health issue that's estimated to affect 25.9 million Americans with more than 50 million suffering from different types of allergies with similar symptoms.
There are some people who are serious about their chocolate--and one scientific team is definitely in this category.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that while walking with a cane or assisted mobility device did not increase the risk of falling, those who used canes were more likely to report a limited range of certain activities because they feared falling or an inab...