Fat around the tummy is known to increase the risk of several chronic health complications. A new study has found that the United States is now fighting a battle of bulge, with waistlines registering significant expansion in the past few years.
Exposure to a class of everyday chemicals called phthalates increases asthma risk in children, a new study has found.
Narcotic painkiller-related deaths have increased in the United States in the past few years, federal researchers said in a report released Tuesday.
A primitive part of the brain harbours a region that controls sleep, researchers have found.
Cats may be the key to fighting AIDS, which kills millions of people in the United States alone each year, lending a helping paw in the search for anti-HIV drugs, according to a new study.
Are you balding? How and where you are losing your hair could tell doctors how likely you are to develop prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Teens and young adults who use marijuana rarely realize the side-effects of the drug and continue to manage negative moods by increasing its intake.
A new study suggests that a positive attitude can help strengthen the immune system and increase lifespan.
Exposure to air pollution increases the levels of obesity-related hormone leptin in old adults, a new study has found.
A team of researchers has found a new way to block the activity of a protein that is known to drive cancer growth.
People who walk or cycle to work have better mental health than those who drive cars, a new study has found.
A new study suggests that Asian monsoon - one of the largest climate system in the world - existed much earlier than previous estimates.
Eating fish regularly doesn't just protect against heart diseases and cognitive decline, but can also lower the risk of hearing loss in women, a new study has found.
Children living in disengaged families are at higher risk of using drugs, especially those who consider themselves as the less-favourite child, a new study has found.