It turns out that even if a man and a woman eat the same thing, they'll react differently. Scientists have discovered that the microbes living in the guts of males of females have different reactions to the same diet.
Mothers who give birth in green spaces are more likely to have healthier, higher-weight babies, than those who give birth in more urban environments.
Children dealing with the effects of sleep apnea are often recommended to have their tonsils removed. However, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that this surgical operation could increase the likelihood of obesity when compared to children with sleep apnea who did not have the s...
Did you know that runners could live longer than those who don't participate in this form of exercise?
While previous research has shown that preterm babies may have brains that fall behind those born at term, scientists have now found that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of preterm babies can catch up.
On Tuesday, the United States Acting Surgeon General, Boris Lushniak, released a new warning statement regarding the dangers of tanning and skin cancer as a "major public health concern."
A new study conducted on juvenile rat brain cells suggest that the effects of a commonly used anesthesia drug only temporarily disrupts cell connections.
Researchers at the National Institute on Aging have discovered six new genetic risk factors connected to Parkinson's disease--a progressive disorder of the nervous system that disrupts movement and that's typically seen in older individuals.
There could be a new way to detect all types of cancers in the future. Scientists have created a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether or not a person has cancer.
Child abuse may not just impact a person emotionally; it may also influence their genes. Scientists have found that maltreatment can actually affect the way genes are activated, which could have implications for a child's long-term development.
Public transportation can provide a safe and easy alternative for those who do not have regular access to a motro vehicle. However, a recent study conducted by researchers at the Brown School in St. Louis, Mo., found that older adults who are typically more prone to health issues that could prevent ...