It turns out that ancestral exposure to pesticides may just cause adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.
Many around the world suffer from the debilitating symptoms of lower back pain. However, a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney found that acetaminophen, a commonly recommended painkiller to treat the issue, is not as effective for treating symptoms as previously thoug...
Increasing numbers of U.S. adolescents are receiving vaccines to guard against cervical and other types of cancer. However, federal officials noted Thursday, that the number of individuals reached is still very low.
The protein MG53 may be able to treat acute and chronic lung cell injury, according to a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications.
A new survey commissioned by the non-profit Partnership for Drug-Free Kids examines how future teen athletes are taking on bad decisions.
Though using painkillers can be quite addictive if not taken as directed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have come up with a new painkiller drug that is allegedly harder to abuse. The combination pain pill, manufactured by the same company that produces OxyContin, has created the medica...
Now, a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism shows that low vitamin D can potentially increase the risk of schizophrenia. Researchers from the University of Medical Sciences in Isfahan, Iran, found that patients with schizophrenia were more likely to have insuf...
It turns outs that the age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by "imprinted genes," which are a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene.
Scientists have uncovered the remains of a child that reveal a violent injury. They've examined a Paleolithic child's skull with three-dimensional imaging and have found that a violent head trauma probably led to brain damage.
Obese working people have significantly low endurance levels and experience excess fatigue in workplace, a new study reveals.
Researchers highlight a strong association between lack of sleep and increased risk of forming false memories.