Bisexual women in the U.S. are more common victims of intimate partner violence than their homosexual or heterosexual counterparts, according to the latest government report.
The health of women who are suffering from cancer can deteriorate if they experience abuse in any form, according to a new study.
According to recent figures disclosed by the government’s Environment Protection Agency (EPA), there is an unprecedented reduction in the levels of lead in blood; however, there is also a marked increase in asthma cases among children.
For children who are critically ill, daily bath with an ordinary antiseptic can reduce the chances of getting bloodstream infections, according to the latest trial conducted by investigators.
The most famous kid in middle school may turn out to be a bully, according to a recent research. Bullying is when someone uses force to scare others, which could be outright physical abuse or mild mental coercion. The technique might differ but the intention does not.
Being kind or performing just a random act of kindness can lift up the mood and also make people happy. In a recent study, researchers have linked the small acts of kindness and the expressions of gratitude to the happiness of a person, though the process is yet to be determined.
All painkillers containing the opioid hydrocodone have come under the microscope of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and an advisory panel will discuss the matter shortly to decide their fate.
For people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, here's a breather. A recent study suggests that the rate of memory loss can be significantly lowered if the patient does physical exercise regularly.
Diabetes is a very common health issue worldwide which results from an abnormal level of blood sugar in the body. A diabetic can live a normal lifestyle with a proper diet, exercise and medication.
For people suffering from a relapse of multiple myeloma, researchers have found out the safety, efficacy and permissible dosage of pomalidomide and compared it to other drugs such as bortezomib and lenalidomide.
For those who have the habit of consuming alcohol before sleeping, here's the bad news. According to a recent study, alcohol may make the slumber easy, but it also results in a disturbed sleep.
If a person has a tendency to drive at a high speed or takes unnecessary risks while learning to drive, then, according to a study, he or she may go on to become a dangerous driver.
It might not be possible for a doctor to correctly detect pneumonia based only on the symptoms and the patients medical history.
There is a popular saying 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away', a recent study has given it a whole new meaning. It has been observed that daily consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables improves the mood in youngsters.
A recent article published in the BMJ website has predicted that due to the increase in life expectancy, almost 40 percent of baby girls born this year may live to be 100. This number is supposed to increase to 60 percent for 2060 babies.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.