Though parents may worry about their children getting involved in sexual relationships early on, a recent study shows that offering them a means of protection via condoms and birth control pills will not encourage youth to engage in risky sexual behaviors.
A recent study looks at how too much exposure to traffic pollution can potentially alter the structure and function of the heart.
Think of your favourite piece of music. Do you get shivers when the music swells or the chorus kicks in? Or are the opening few bars enough to make you feel tingly?
From virtual atom smashers and coloring the connectome to fighting AIDS @home, citizen science and crowdsourcing are continually impacting the landscape of scientific resource and data acquisition
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite and is primarily present in Africa, India, and South America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there were 219 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2010, mostly in Africa.
Researchers from the University of Waterloo and Dalhousie University have found that consumption of energy drinks could be linked to poor mental health and drug use among teenagers.
A recent study shows that child abuse could increase the risk of the development of Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adulthood.
Is bigger really better? When it comes to the testes and spreading your DNA, it just might be the case.
Although measles was supposedly eliminated in the United States back in 2000, confirmed cases keep cropping up. In recent years, measles has been reported in California, New York, North Carolina, and Texas.
A recent study shows that young skin cancer survivors may be more likely to develop different cancers-including melanoma-in the future.
A recent study looks at how many Latinas may be unaware of their diabetes risk, and thus, pushes to increase various health measures that could help them gain access and information to traditional health surfaces.