A study in Behavioral and Brain Functions journal says that it affects both sexes equally but girls are at a higher risk
A new study finds women prefer the Olympic Games over sports with long seasons.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent plan to restrict cup sizes for sugar-sweetened beverages to 16 ounces (47 centiliters) has reignited debate over what health advocates call "liquid candy."
If you smoke, have had a head injury, or have been exposed to pesticide, you may be at risk for a rare sleep disorder that causes people to kick or punch during sleep, according to a study published in the June 27, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology
Canadian researchers estimated between two and seven percent of those mental disorders might be due to punishments inflicted in childhood, not including more severe forms of abuse and maltreatment.
A new study is out that revealed that epilepsy drugs increase risk of fractures falls and osteoporosis.
Generally, after losing a child, bereaved parents get into a state of numbness and at times even denial. It could be accompanied by feelings of extreme anger, guilt, or fear.
Employment insurance and unemployment benefits factors that have led to increasing mortality rates among workers, according to a University of British Columbia study.
Can immediate rewards for good grades boost student performance?
Meet Roxxi - a feisty and fully-armed virtual nanobot. Billed as "medicine's mightiest warrior", she's fighting an epic battle deep inside the human body where she launches rapid-fire assaults on malignant cells.
A new study conducted by researchers at National Jewish Health found that young children with allergies to milk and egg experience an unexpectedly high number of reactions to these and other foods.
Sons of fathers with high incomes tend to end up with higher than average incomes themselves, but new research shows that it's not just dad's money that helps a son on his way.
In a tight economy, with fewer jobs, many people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed. A new study finds that one of those sacrifices is sometimes their own and their family's nutrition.
Philadelphia, PA, June 19, 2012 - The food and beverages available to youth when they participate in organized sports can often be unhealthy, according to a new study released in the July/August 2012 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.