Genetics, sedentary lifestyle and eating habits are all well-known risk factors for diabetes type-2. A new study, however, says that there may be other factors that go unnoticed, like the pesticides present in the food, water and air that may increase the chances of being diagnosed with diabetes type-2.
More than 60 percent of all Facebook users in the U.S. report that they've quit using the site for extended periods of time, according to data available from Pew Research Center. Facebook still remains the most popular social networking site in the country, with 67 percent or two-thirds of the American population using it regularly.
Children witnessing intimate partner violence and depression at home have an increased risk of ADHD and may have to stay on psychotropic medication for the rest of their lives, according to a new study.
Commonly used corticosteroid shot for tennis elbow may not be as effective as considered, a new study from Australia has shown.
Giving up saturated animal fats like butter and margarine to accommodate the more "healthier" vegetable oils in diet may not be as healthy as considered. A new study has found that these vegetable oils are linked to an increased risk of death in people who already have a heart-related disease.
High-calorie food sold at popular sport events - like during the Super Bowl - and their effects on public health have been overlooked by health agencies, says an expert on sport and fitness marketing.
What makes soccer stars like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo so good at knowing how to intercept a ball? According to science, it may all have to do with how their brains are wired that allows them to imitate other players' actions.
Baby boomers, an estimated 78 million people born between 1946 and 1964, suffer from more health complications than their parents, according to a new study.
The first-ever generic version of cancer drug Doxil is now approved by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Monday.
Men, but not women, who take calcium supplements are at a higher risk of dying due to cardiovascular deaths than people who don't take the supplements, according to a new study.
Certain body language signs, especially those that display shame, can strongly predict the onset as well as the severity of a relapse to alcoholism, according to a new study.
Researchers have now found the key areas of the brain that help humans assess the orientation and shape of an object, proving new insight on how we "see" things.
Prescription drug overdoses in New York City increased seven-fold over a 16-year period, says a new study. Researchers found that many people die due to overdose of prescription opioids than the dangerous opioid - heroin.
According to a new study, high school students who identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual are more likely to get bullied, but the rates of bullying decrease later in life.
A new study has found that supplementing high fructose diet with grape polyphenol (PP) can help against health complications caused by a diet high in fructose.
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.