Young children who follow a vegan diet without medical and dietary counseling carry the risk of lacking a number of nutrients
You’re no doubt familiar with the adage “use it or lose it,” it’s particularly relevant when it comes to your mental acuity.
Researchers have discovered how wine compounds are protective against neuronal death
According to a scientific study, “playing changes the neural connections in the frontal parts of children’s brains, called the prefrontal cortex.
Scientists examined how both environmental and genetic factors contribute to social media
Mood swings and sudden changes in behavior can be a normal part of growing up but they can also signal substance abuse.
Teachers from the Universidad de los Andes created an equation that could diminish the risks of the Colombian healthcare system and improve its performance. Will it work?
The Uruguayan government launched a prevention and awareness campaign on the non-medical use of marijuana on Tuesday, the same day on which post offices around the country began registering future legal purchasers of pot.
Researchers from the University of North Carolina have found evidence that virtual reality (VR) could be a big help for detecting balance impairments early on
As people age, many experience difficulties sleeping. But a new study suggests that it’s actually our sleeplessness that’s aging us.
New study examines the role of a brain area called the anterior superior temporal sulcus (aSTS) in forgiving those who make unintentional mistakes.
Both obesity and being underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraine, according to a meta-analysis published in the April 12, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
A new supplemental issue of the journal The Gerontologist presents the findings of the largest national survey to date focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults.
This follows an assessment of the victims’ humanitarian needs
It was born 30 days ago as an independent institute, but has been working for 20 years as the Blood Center. Dozens of lives have been saved thanks to his public banks of blood, tissues and umbilical cord.
The body's ability to repair DNA damage declines with age. Now, research reveals a critical step in a molecular chain of events that allows cells to mend their broken DNA.
We all know that working at an office can take a physical toll on your body.
As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study.
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.
Scientists say findings underline significance of lowering risk factors for heart disease such as smoking and drinking.
In the research, a potent combination of technologies was able to regenerate the skull bone with supporting blood vessels in just the discrete area needed without developing scar tissue.
Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure, including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood.