It is good be stuck in a crowd, says a new study. It claims that being in between a crowd, during a difficult time could be good for the wellbeing.
Don't blame yourself the next time you doze off between a lecture or in your office amid work, as a new research suggests it could be your office that's at fault.
Women, they say, can have a million excuses at the tip of their tongue when they want to get away with something. However, it seems, being on period is their favorite excuse of all.
A new study suggests that more than half of the children in Australia are consuming too much sugar.
We have all been warned some time or the other, not to use mobile phone too frequently, as it may damage our brain cells, while some of us "believe" in that, some of us simply don't because there never has been enough scientific evidence to prove it. Innocente Marcolini, a 60-year-old Italian businessman, reportedly fell ill after using a handset at work for up to six hours every day for 12 years and now, Italy's Supreme Court in Rome has blames his phone for the illness, saying there is a "causal link" between his illness and phone use, according to a report in the Sun.
A new study suggests that very few teenaged females undergo pregnancy tests in the hospital emergency department (ED), even when they complained of lower abdominal pain, or before they are exposed to radiation for tests or examinations. For the study, aimed at finding out the rate of pregnancy tests conducted on adolescent emergency department patients, the researchers reviewed National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data from 2000 to 2009 on female patients aged 14 to 21 who were examined in a hospital ED. The findings of the study revealed that among the 77 million girls who visited an Emergency Department in the nine years, only 14.5 million (18.7 percent) were tested for pregnancy.
Although it might sound spooky, a new research claims to have made old brains lively again, with young blood! A new research, which involved replacing ageing mice's blood with younger animals,' found out that the young blood helped rejuvenate the ageing brains by improving the connections between brain cells and memory.
A new study, based on interviews conducted with more than 121,000 people across USA has revealed that about 3.4 percent population across U.S identifies itself as a part of the LGBT group. The study, apparently the largest ever to have aimed at counting the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population certainly shook up some stereotypes with the release of the Gallup survey on Thursday. The study revealed that LGBT identity is highest among those who are younger, non-white and less educated, according to a report in USA Today.
After a series of reports about children swallowing small packets of detergents, mistaking them for sweets, researchers have now looked into the health consequences that young kids face after eating or otherwise messing around with the detergent pods. The bright colors on the single use packets of detergent confuse small children and there were more than 250 cases reported to poison control centers in U.S by just the month of May this year and hundreds of cases followed.
Childhood obesity does make parents worried and uncomfortable, but a new study might give all the more reasons for parents to try and prevent their children from being overweight. According to a new study, obese teenage boys have up to 50 percent less testosterone than their slimmer counterparts, increasing their risk of infertility later in life.
In a rather disturbing report, an international team of researchers, revealed that about three-fourth of depression patients report discrimination.
Drop that burger right when you are full! A new research gives insight on how overeating could cause a malfunction in brain insulin, leading to obesity and diabetes.
A new study has linked the usage of antidepressants, psychiatric medication used to alleviate mood disorders, to an increased risk of some strokes caused by bleeding in the brain.
We all want to lose weight and flaunt a movie star figure with the least amount of hard work possible. With a million ways of effortlessly losing weight being advertised on all kinds of media around us, we seldom think of traditional ways like exercising, to lose weight and stay fit.
People who have tried quitting smoking know that it takes not one or two but multiple efforts to finally kick the butt. Also, it's usually not just one way that works at the first time. People try different measures various times to be finally able to get rid of the cancer stick addiction.