Scientists have long-debated if weather has much to do with getting a cold or not. Yet the results of a new study confirm that colder temperatures do indeed increase this risk.
The notion of the "word gap" has been thrown around for many years--the idea that parents of impoverished homes speak to their children less, which may later predicts difficulty with academic achievement and financial success.
Researchers at Michigan State University found that the exercise habits of expectant mothers could help reverse the long-standing belief that babies of low birth weight are more likely to have high blood pressure later in life. As high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, plays a key fac...
While night shift work has been consistently associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer, it's only now that it's getting a bit more notice.
Fructose may be more toxic than table sugar--at least in mice. Scientists found that female mice that ate the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup had both a reduced lifespan and reproduction rate.
Sixteen-year-old Wesley Chapel died on New Years Eve of the extremely rare skin disease known as Toxic Epidetermal Necrolysis, TENS. The health issue results in blistering of the skin, causing the epidermis to form into several layers. Those suffering from the problem must be treated like a burn pat...
A new study shows that having most types of cancers may actually be the result of "bad luck."
The measles' cases came back negative Friday after a public health warning was made.
Dog's always have their owners' best interest at heart and that was certainly the case of this two-year-old collie, Ted. He began crying and pawing at 46-year-old Josie Conlon of Stockton-on-Tees. It might have seemed strange at the time but it turned out that the dog was actually sniffing out an ag...
Fast food joints are working on a bit of a New Year's resolution. They're hoping to ditch their unhealthy image by replacing food additives and the like with natural ingredients.
Scientists have found for the first time that the building blocks of a protein, called amino acids, can be assembled without blueprints--DNA and an intermediate template called messenger RNA (mRNA).