Outdoor activities Might Damage Eyes; Increase Risk of Cataract, Glaucoma
Spending several hours outdoors at a stretch can lead to exfoliation syndrome (XFS) , a new study has found.
Experts Criticize WHO's Report on E-Cigarettes
Health experts criticized a recent World Health Organization report on e-cigarettes, calling it misinformed and alarming.
Merck's Melanoma Drug Gets FDA Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug has approved Merck's drug Keytruda for the treatment of advanced melanoma.
Japanese Researchers Create Membrane that Traps Greenhouse Gas
Researchers from Japan have created a membrane that can catch greenhouse gases. The team believes that their invention can, one day, rid us of air pollution.
E-Cigarettes can Increase Risk of Substance Abuse
E-cigarettes can act as a "gateway drug" and increase risk of substance abuse, a new study shows.
800,000 People Die due to Suicide Every Year: WHO Report
More than 800,000 people commit suicide each year, that is about one suicide every 40 seconds, according to The World Health Organization.
Frogs in Thailand Speed up Embryo Stage to Avoid Being Eaten
Tree Frogs in Thailand can speed up their life cycle and hatch early to avoid being eaten by a predator, a new study shows.
Sleep Loss can Shrink Your Brain
A new study suggests that poor quality sleep can lead to loss of brain volume.
Anti-Psychotic Drugs can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children, Teens
Children and adolescents exposed to anti-psychotic medications are at a higher risk of developing diabetes than others, a new study has found.
Monkey See, Monkey Do: Wild Primates can Learn New Tricks From Videos
New research shows that wild monkeys can indeed learn new tricks - that is, after watching videos of other monkeys.
Childhood Abuse can Increase Obesity Risk in Adulthood
Childhood abuse can increase obesity risk in adulthood, a new study shows.
Goffin's Cockatoos Learn Tool-Making from Peers
Goffin's cockatoos, one of the smartest birds in the world, teach each other carpentry, a new study has found.
Exercise can Lower Heart Failure Risk
Sixty minutes of moderate exercise per day can reduce heart failure risk by nearly 50 percent, a new study shows.
Brain can be Trained to Like Healthy Food
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy, low-calorie foods over high-calorie ones, a new study suggests.