Close friends have a greater effect on teenagers' alcohol use than fellow peers, a new study reported.
A type of laxative a person takes might be a factor in their odds for colon cancer, according to a new study.
A new study examined people's perception of attractiveness and found that having access to the Internet can play a role.
A father's ethnic background has an influence on child's birthweight, a new study has found.
A new study found that young adults are exposed to pro-marijuana tweets frequently.
The hormone leptin, apart from regulating metabolism, appetite and weight, also acts on other types of cells to control appetite, according to a new research.
Researchers suggest that children's TV habits imitate their parents' TV habits.
A report published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration stated that one in every five parent believes that they hold no power over whether or not their teenaged children choose to engage in substance usage.
Study finds that people who deal with stress negatively have a higher chance of developing mental illnesses.
Women are always chasing that perfect figure, thanks to the media's definition of "beauty." From being anorexic to undergoing several surgeries, women take extreme steps to look their best. On similar grounds, a new study suggests that what women think their friends feel about their body, influences their own body concerns. The study, by Dr. Louise Wasylkiw and Molly Williamson from Mount Alison University in Canada, examines the role played by friends in the concerns that young women have about their bodies. The study shows that friends play a great role in how young women and girls feel about themselves, including their perception about their own body weight, shape and size.