Botox injections do not help in weight loss, says a team of researchers from Mayo Clinic. Study authors add that people who wish to lose weight must not get these injections, as they might lead to certain side-effects.
Researchers, trying to develop treatments to help people get over their drug addictions, have found that a mixture derived from a tree found in Southeast Asia can wean people off drugs.
Contrary to popular belief, sexual revolution - the increase in risky sexual behavior - didn't occur during the 60s and 70s with the arrival of the birth control pill, but almost a decade earlier in the 50s when people started using penicillin, according to an economist from Emory University.
Men are more likely to find thin women more attractive than women who are overweight, a new study from Spain has found. Researchers also say that women who are more concerned about their weight see a woman with normal weight as a danger. More importantly, when women see other normal weight people, they experience displeasure and embarrassment.
Cities, with their chaotic traffic and polluted air, don't just harm the health of the city-folk, but also cause changes in weather patterns in places that are thousands of miles away, according to a new study.
Poor quality of sleep during old age prevents memories from being stored in the brain, according to a new study. Researchers say that the study helps understand the link between memory, the aging brain and sleep quality, and add that the new findings will pave the way for new therapeutics designed to strengthen memory and improve the quality of life in older adults.
A good diet and a quality playschool can help you increase the intelligence quotient of your child, says a new study review. Researchers also found that parents engaging in interactive reading helped boost their child's IQ.
According to a new study, people can lose as much as 20 percent more body fat if they exercise before breakfast than after.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now approved use of iRobot's Remote Presence robot for use in hospitals, according to media reports.
Yoga can help people cope with symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and depression, even when they weren't using any medication for the condition, says a new study review. The research also found positive effects of yoga on people suffering from sleep disorders and schizophrenia.
A new study has linked lightning with headaches and migraine triggers. Researchers say that the study can help people who are prone to get nasty headaches during thunderstorms, predict the headache and take preventive measures to deal with the bad weather.
Common anti-fever drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen can lead to significant kidney injury in children, says a new study article. Researchers have found that these medications are especially dangerous to children who have suffered from dehydration due to flu or other illnesses.
A combination of soy and dairy proteins, consumed after exercise, can increase the rate at which muscles are synthesized in the body, a new study has found. Researchers say that the soy-dairy blend supplies amino acids to the growing muscles even hours after the person has stopped exercising.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.