New findings published in the journal Sleep and presented Wednesday at the 29th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC reveal that sleep problems as well as energy products may ultimately contribute to a teen's risk of drinking alcohol.
New findings published in the British Medical Journal reveal that newborns delivered by C-section may be more likely to develop certain chronic diseases later in life.
New findings published by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital revealed the risk of young children swallowing, breathing or being exposed to marijuana in general rose from 147.5 percent in 2006 through 2013 across the United States; this rate has increased by nearly 610 percent during the s...
New findings published in the International Journal of Epidemiology show that children whose mothers were malnourished at famine levels during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy may have changes in DNA methylation that can suppress genes disrupting growth, metabolism and development.
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the United States, with many suffering from a long-term disability following the onset of the health issue. Yet new findings published in the journal Stroke show that for many survivors, it can age the brain by up to 8 years or more.
Want to quit smoking? Try social media. Scientists have found that young adults who use social media to quit smoking are twice as successful as those who use more traditional methods.
Of course, it sort of makes sense that a lack of sleep would make you a bit grumpy. But could a lack of sleep make you lacking in empathy?
Social media may help some young adults quit smoking, according to recent findings published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
Could our birth month ultimately have anything to do with our health?
Attitudes about homosexuality vary greatly across Europe. However, gay and bisexual men living in European countries with strong attitudes against homosexuality are far less likely to use HIV-prevention services, test for HIV and/or discuss their sexuality with health care providers.
Could teenage pregnancy increase the risk of autism? New findings published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry consists of the largest-ever multinational study of parental age and autism risk, funded by Autism Speak. Researchers found increased rates of autism among children whose parents had relat...
Floods may not strike you as being weapons, but that's exactly what they were used for. Scientists have found that from 1500 to 2000, about a third of the floods in southwestern Netherlands were deliberately caused by humans during wartimes.