Diet Soda Leaves Similar Damage to Teeth as Meth, Crack
Crack and meth users suffer from what's been labeled as "meth mouth" or extreme tooth decay, and now a new study found that people that consumer diet sodas on a regular basis or just as likely to develop similar tooth damage.
Parents Urged to Track Motor Development Skills at 9,18,30 Months of Age to Detect Delays: AAP
Each child is unique in how long it takes to develop motor skills including sitting, walking, and speaking. A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), said Monday that early recognition of delays can help optimize positive outcomes.
Soda, Other Sugary Drinks May Increase Risk of Kidney Stones, Study Says
Sugary drinks might be linked to an increased risk in developing kidney stones, a new study found citing
Children's IQ and Reading Ability Affected by Mother's Milk Consumption During Pregnancy
Pregnant women or women who are planning to have children should ensure they consume enough iodine, which is found in milk and fish, or risk their child having a low IQ and reading ability, according to a new study.
Arctic bacteria Found in Canada in Sub-Zero Temperatures, Offers Insight on Life on Mars
Scientists say they've found bacteria growing in the Canadian arctic at below freezing temperatures, making it the coldest environment bacteria have ever been found to grow in.
Scientists Sequence Norwegian Spruce, Will Benefit Forest Industry: Scientists Say
Canadian and Swedish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America and is commonly known as the Christmas tree. The discovery stands to drastically cut the time required to grow the trees and help them resist pest infestation.
Top 15 Healthiest Cities in the U.S.
Ever wondered what are the healthiest cities in the U.S.? NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy company based in San Francisco, looked at fifty largest metro areas to find the ones with the best indicators of health, including health scores for the residents, health insurance coverage and a high prevalence of doctors and clean air.
Experimental Drug Reveals Hopeful Results for Asthma Patients
Patients with moderate to severe asthma in a clinical trial testing a new drug by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi SA showed promising results, according to a report released Tuesday.
Teen Invents Supercharger Ten Times More Powerful Than Conventional Batteries, Captures Google Attention
In all, she is just a teenage, but unlikely most teens, Esha Khare, a 12th grade student of Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California, can boast having captured not only one of the top prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, but also the attention of Google.
Giant Asteroid to Fly Past Earth May 31, NASA Approves Billion Dollar Mission to Probe Asteroid
An asteroid nearly 2 miles in length, nine times the length of the QE2 cruise ship, is set pass by Earth on May 31, according to NASA scientists.
One in Five U.S. Children Affected by Mental Health Problems, CDC Reports
As many as twenty percent of children in the United States are living with mental health disorders and the number of diagnoses has been steadily rising for more than a decade, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Major Breakthrough in IVF Treatment Raises Success Rate by 60%
A major breakthrough in fertility treatment occurred this week with a new in-vitro fertilization (IVF) technique which claims to boost the chances of a successful birth by almost 60 percent and is already being dubbed the most significant breakthrough in fertility treatment for years.
The Smellier the Better for Malaria-Infected Mosquitoes
The smellier you are, the more attractive you are to malaria-carrying mosquitoes, a new study said Thursday.
Poop in Pools? CDC Say 60 Pct of Pools Offer More Than Just a Refreshing Dip
Taking a dip in your local public pool this summer might not be so appealing now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that nearly 60 percent of public pools contain a detectable amount of bacteria found in human feces that can cause rashes and infections.