Common Anxiety Drugs can Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Long-term use of common anxiety drugs can increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.
Sex Hormones Associated with Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorders are more common in males than in females. A new study suggests that the brain's estrogen signalling might be linked to higher rates of this developmental disorder in male children.
Breast milk can Protect Babies from Deadly Gastrointestinal Disease
Breast milk can protect premature babies from a potentially deadly gastrointestinal disease, a new study has found.
2D Phosphorus Semiconductors can be used in Nano- Electronic Devices: Researchers
Two-Dimensional Phosphorus is an ideal candidate for nano-electronic applications, a new study has found.
Treating Sleep Apnea can Reverse Brain Damage
People with severe sleep apnea undergo significant reduction in white matter fiber integrity in several brain locations. A new study suggests that sleep apnea treatment can reverse this brain damage.
Researchers find a Way to Mass Produce Graphene
Pennsylvania State University researchers and colleagues have found a new way to scale-up graphene production. The breakthrough, scientists say, was found via a friendly bet.
Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children
Several studies link maternal smoking to asthma risk in children, but this new study suggests that even father's smoking habits prior to conception can elevate asthma risk in children.
Scientists Use Breath Temperature to Detect Lung Cancer
Breath temperature can be used to diagnose lung cancer, a team of researchers say.
Exposure to Animal Fur Early in Life Reduces Asthma Risk
A new study has found that sleeping on animal fur for the first three months of life can lower the risk of asthma in later childhood.
Respiratory Virus Infecting Children Across Midwest
An uncommon virus is causing severe respiratory infections among children across Midwest.
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Monkey Study
A new experimental vaccine plus booster shot against Ebola protects monkeys for around ten months, federal researchers have found.
Electronic Items in Bedrooms Reduce Children’s Sleep by 1 Hour
Electronic devices in the bedroom contributes to at least one hour of less sleep in children aged between 6 and 17 years, according to a study by Stony Brook University.
10 Percent Americans Use Illicit Drugs
A report compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that marijuana is the most widely used drug in the United States. Nearly 10 percent of Americans aged 12 years and above used illicit drugs in 2013.
Study Finds Link Between Mental Illness and Sexual Assault
Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely to be victims of sexual assault, a new study suggests.