Active and passive (second-hand) exposure to nicotine, can mean complications for the unborn child of pregnant women. While this is not groundbreaking news by any means, researchers have conducted a more comprehensive study on how passive smoke can affect the physiological, sensory, motor and attention responses of newborns.
Grief is not as cookie-cutter or linear as the five stage process would like us to belief. It is messy, unpredictable and can be triggered by almost anything that reminds us of the one(s) we lost.
In a contradictory find, researchers demonstrate for the first time that neurodegenerative diseases can go hand in hand with increased learning efficiency.
The question of whether or not he is "the one" pops into a woman's head almost every time things start to feel a bit to serious, especially after a marriage proposal. But while having second thoughts is touted as a popular litany among brides-to-be, new research now shows that women should almost always trust those instincts.
At their core, these tests focus on verbal, math and writing abilities and how well (or poor) a student performs on this test can speak for test-takers' entire academic potential. The question remains then: Is it fair?
Men with divorced parents are significantly more likely to suffer a stroke than men from intact families, says a report by the University of Toronto.
A team of Australian researchers from the University of Melbourne have actually developed a genetic testing procedure that could aid in the early detection and intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children and babies.
According to an article published in the Journal of Family Practice, Women should tell their doctor if they are unable to hold their bladder for long when experiencing the sensation of having to urinate and/or tell them if they experience moderate to heavy leakage when exercising, coughing, sneezing, etc.
Teen tobacco addiction is no less serious than tobacco addiction at any other age. A new study finds that during early tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative withdrawal symptoms associated with cessation. The points of differences however can be used to establish effective psychological treatment programs for teens that choose to quit.
Popular pain relief pills may lead to eventual hearing loss in women, according to a study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Popularly thought as the miracle supplement that could prevent anything from forgetfulness to cardiovascular disease, Omega-3 polunsatuated fatty acid has now been proven to be ineffective in preventing early death, by any cause.
Loosing weight is fast and easy and all it takes is eating at the same time everyday.
If you want to learn how to loose weight and keep it off, the results of this study shows that it is much easier than you think. Dieting Not Necessary.
While Epidurals are only available to hospital patients and even then seen by some as an 'unnatural' and dangerous process to ease labor pains, researchers say that inhaled pain relief can be used in home births as well as hospital births and is a safe, non-invasive method for relieving pain.
New research shows that daily treatment of asthma by use of corticosteriods may not be needed, thereby saving those individuals and families significant healthcare dollars.
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.