New findings published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry reveal that smoking could increase the risk of developing certain mental illnesses.
New findings published in The BMJ reveal that certain antidepressants may increase the risk of a number of birth defects.
New findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reveal that secondhand smoke could increase the risk of stroke by close to 30 percent for nonsmokers.
New findings published in the Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology reveal that screening newborns who require time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) via a testing process known as high-frequency tympanometry may help health officials identify middle-ear problems earli...
New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reveal that people who have diabetes may be at an increased risk of dementia.
The American Academy of Medicine estimates that over 100 million Americans are dealing with chronic pain. Though issues resulting from chronic pain are oftentimes treated with different types of medication, researchers at Washington State University have discovered that patients can manage pain and ...
New findings published in the journal Environment and Behaviour examine why some would prefer to take the stairs over the elevator and vice versa. Looking at issues like these could help to get more people up and moving, to lower obesity rates and to prevent the risk of future health problems.
Scientists have managed to do a real-life mind meld with monkey brains. Researchers have connected the brains of three monkeys together and have found that they can cooperate together to accomplish certain tasks.
It's well known that large volcanic eruptions can impact the climate. Now, scientists have found that volcanic eruptions may be responsible for cooling the Earth during the early Roman period.
New findings published in the journal Nature reveal that the common female hormone progesterone may boost the lifespan of breast cancer patients.
Of course health officials are well aware that a woman's diet during pregnancy can ultimately influence her child's life and development later. Yet did you know that her diet, too, may affect her future child's likelihood of alcohol or nicotine use later in life?