Statistics show that many complications can arise during pregnancy, including health issues and the possibility of a pre-term birth.
Statistics show that 17 percent of youth are affected by obesity in the United States alone--triple the rate from just one generation ago. But a recent study looks at a gene that may blame overeating in children that leads to adult obesity.
It turns out that a certain gene may not just be responsible for obesity and overeating in adults; it may also be linked to childhood obesity. Scientists have discovered that this gene could be responsible for tasty food choices in children, particularly for girls.
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise, but scientists have now found that disorders related to the abuse of alcohol contribute significantly to the burden of disease in the U.S. What is surprising, though, is how large the numbers are.
Physicists have learned a bit more about the forces that power Whirling Dervishes. They've found that the physics that intricately links the rotation of the Earth with the direction of weather patterns in the atmosphere plays a crucial role in the creation of the hypnotic patterns created by these W...
Black Friday is just around the corner, which means that shoppers will be out in full force to take advantage of the holiday sales. Now, it turns out that shoppers spend more money when engaged in a chain of goodwill known as "Pay-it-forward" than when they can name their own price.
A latest study uncovers the negative effect of regular consumption of sushi that is a staple Japanese diet and is said to increase life expectancy.
The current global growth in the human population can be a major threat to the survival of the endangered great ape-bonobo. Due to habitat destruction by human activity, bonobo is losing space in the world, according to a new study.
A recent study looks a a new target therapy for Huntington's disease.
A recent study looks at both the social and economic disadvantages of having childhood attention deficit disorder (ADHD).
Why Stroke Patients Show Poor Limb Motor Function Recovery?
Staying fit into old age can be difficult to maintain. Bones and muscles may weaken more easily, and it can be particularly difficult to keep up up with regular fitness activity that many may have previously engaged in.