The eyes say it all-, at least when it comes to stroke predictions.
While smoking is primarily known for increasing lung cancer, it can also increase the risk of other kinds, as well.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry show that children who were abandoned via institutional care may be at an increased risk for the behavioral health problem.
Researchers at University of Southampton have found that a child's early environment right before and after birth could ultimately determine a higher risk of obesity later in life.
Computed tomography (CT) scans are imaging procedures that use special x-ray technology to create a series of detailed pictures (or scans) of areas inside the body. Researchers determined that chest CTs can help determine a patient’s heart health.
Past research has shown that people with eating disorders as well as those who suffer from obesity are more impulsive than healthy individuals. The Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the University of Cambridge sought more answers.
A new study shows that gender expression could play a big role in terms of whether boys and girls engage in cancer risk behaviors. The Harvard School of Public Health had their study published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Abdominal obesity is linked to numerous conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and forms of cancer. A new study suggests that one’s body shape as a result of obesity does not necessarily pose a higher risk for breast cancer.
Preterm birth, or the birth of an infant prior to 37 weeks of pregnancy, affects 500,000 babies each year and contributed to 35% of infant deaths in 2009. Now, a new study has shown that preterm births affect a child’s cognitive abilities.
Cataracts typically occur due to age-related changes in of the lens inside the eye. They cloud the lens and cause a decrease in vision, which could affect driving, reading, sensitivity to lights, etc. Ophthalmologists may have found a solution for this issue.
Past research has shown conflicting evidence between the relationship of stroke risk and weather. A study conducted at Yale University hopes to establish a relationship and encourage further research on the subject.