Dengue fever, an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus, affects between 50 and 100 million people in the tropics and sub tropics each year.
According to researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, teen-friendly movies without smoking scenes would deter adolescents from picking up a cigarette.
If fertility drugs actually help a women get pregnant or not, determines the risk at which they are, of contracting breast cancer, claims a latest research.
After many a reports and researches on the ill effects of skin getting sunburned, here is something quite contrary to the previous findings.
After non-melanoma skin cancer it is breast cancer that is the most common cancer among women in the United States.
You might want to add an extra fruit to your diet - strawberries. According to a new study, strawberries could surprisingly have some added some extra benefits to your health.
A conference in Dublin heard on Wednesday that the Tobacco industry is rapidly targeting women and young girls, hoping to encourage them to smoke.
A recent research in Sweden has associated consumption of antipsychotic medications by pregnant women to them having an increased risk of developing diabetes.
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in about one in 88 children in the U.S.
Eat less, not just for a better a slim body, but also for an increased life expectancy of 20 years.
It is here, at a medical marijuana plantation atop the hills of the Galilee, where researchers say they have developed marijuana that can be used to ease the symptoms of some ailments without getting patients high.
A latest study has linked women cat owners to being more suicidal. The study says that a certain kind of parasite, Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) present in the cat faeces could cause mental health problems in women and lead them to attempt suicide. About one-third of the world is infected with the parasite present in undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables apart from cat feaces, say researchers. T.gondii hides in the brain and muscles of the body and does not show symptoms.
Researchers from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands are saying that not getting enough sleep "jolts the immune system into action in the same type of immediate response shown during exposure to physical stress."
While sitting and working for our together in front of computers does not allow us to involve a lot in physical activities, taking a break once in a while and walking a little bit or just stretching might help us negate the effects of sitting down for long hours, says the latest study. Doctors generally recommend 150 minutes or more of vigorous exercise in order to be healthy. Sitting down without a lot of body movement has been associated to a lot of lifestyle diseases including strokes, but a ...
The experience of going to school is completely different for different children. While some find school extremely boring, for some others, school is the best place to be in, all depending on their relationship with their friends and peers. For a child who is unpopular among his/her classmates, schooldays not only become miserable, but also affects them much later in life, says a latest research.