The study was based on a comprehensive examination of major disease and injuries in 188 countries between the period of 1990 and 2013.
A new study out in Trends in Cognitive Sciences suggests that neurotic unhappiness and creativity may go hand-in-hand.
A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a system that, within mere seconds, can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in forensics, material science, biology, pharmaceuticals and chemis...
Besides being counted on to lead the way as the eldest sibling, a new study conducted by a team of New Zealand researchers suggests that there may be another disadvantage to coming first. Study authors found that the first child may be at risk for being slightly more overweight or obese than those c...
New findings published in the journal "Environmental Health Perspectives" reveals that female mice exposed in utero, or in the womb to low levels of arsenic via drinking water, showed signs of reaching puberty early, which increased their risk of obesity as adults.
New findings published in the journal Health & Education Behavior show that so many young people believe that e-cigarettes and hookah are safer than cigarettes.
New findings published in the journal PLOS Medicine link low levels of vitamin D to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis.
What makes cancer cells different from normal ones is that they divide at an accelerated rate.
New findings published in the journal BMC Ecology reveal that a chimpanzee population in Uganda has been found to be three times larger than previously estimated, suggesting that the animals may adapt to degraded habitats better than expected.
New findings published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation show that a diet heavy in red meat may not only increase overall appetite, but also risk of disease.