Eating a diet that's high in fiber can help your heart stay in good shape for long, according to experts from University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Diabetes now affects 4.7 percent of the UK population or about 3 million people, according to data available from a study conducted by Diabetes UK and Tesco.
Packing lunch is good for your waist and your wallet, experts from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) said.
A study from Australia has found a link between lack of vitamin D and food allergies in children. Researchers say that insufficient vitamin D increases food allergy risk by threefold.
Exercising just before sleeping won't harm your sleep and will in fact help you sleep better, according to a poll conducted by National Sleep Foundation.
ADHD isn't just a condition that leads to a troubled childhood, but also causes a lot of problems in adulthood. A recent study conducted by researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Mayo Clinic, have found that ADHD increases risk of the child growing up to have mental disorders like depression and anxiety and being a delinquent.
Nursing, traditionally considered a female profession, is seeing an increase in number of male nurses in the past few decades, according to study released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Tanning beds, lamps and booths are associated with an increased risk of not only deadly skin cancer, but also cancers of the eye. However, teens continue to use indoor tanning methods to get that perfect tan. And, according to a recent study, children as young as 10 have been reported to use such tanning methods.
Over 70 percent of parents don't think that their kid is overweight, while estimates suggest that some 32 percent of kids today are overweight, with 17 percent of them obese, a recent poll found.
People taking the newer drugs for diabetes are at two times higher risk of developing pancreatitis than people taking older drugs to control blood sugar levels, according to a new study.
Just a week of sleeping for less than 6 hours a night is enough to disrupt the functioning of hundreds of genes, according to a new study.
Bayer's Stivarga (regorafenib) has now been approved for use in people suffering from advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday. The agency said that Stivarga can be used to treat the cancer when the tumor can't be surgically removed or treated with other FDA-approved drugs.
The American Academy of Pediatrics said that it is now updating its guidelines for treating acute otitis media (AOM). The guidelines are designed to lower the use of antibiotics in treating middle-ear infection in children, according to media reports.
According to a new study, most babies who don't appear to be growing at the same rate as their peers tend to catch-up by the time they reach adolescence, and so there really is no reason to panic if you find your kid being shorter than other kids of the same age.
Screening current and former smokers for signs of lung cancer can save as many as 12,000 lives per year, says a new study. Researchers say that using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can be an effective way of averting cancer-related deaths in the U.S.