While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
At a new nap spot in Japan, visitors can hit the snooze button while enjoying all the perks of a regular cafe.
While a person may not ever see an object moving in the exact same way more than once, seeing that object moving as one would expect allows the full image of that object to solidify in a person’s memory.
The study authors also found that nutrition scores rose in accordance with a person’s education level, with the best scores generally among those with a college degree.
A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.
The research found that children who reported three or more hours of screen time had higher levels of body fat compared to those who reported an hour or less of screen time.
A group representing about half of all doctors in the U.S. is discussing the adverse ways that climate change is affecting human health.
People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.
From pain sensitivity to disease risk, redheads carry a gene that makes their experience of life slightly different.
Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.
Children who have been exposed to commonly used flame retardant chemicals are more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior such as bullying and defiance, as well as inattention and hyperactivity.
It was also found that health issues such as heart disease and prostate cancer can occur more often for those who suffer from premature male-pattern baldness.
Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.
Not only will you quench your body’s thirst, but you'll also give your digestion and metabolism a boost.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
From visa issues to transportation problems, Eman Ahmed's path to weight loss was full of roadblocks.
You may want to rethink your gluten-free diet; a study conducted with participants for over 30 years revealed that those who ate gluten were less at-risk for developing diabetes.
Kids and teens are taking to YouTube to post videos on how to make DIY braces, making orthodontists worried for the potentially hazardous dental issues that often result.
From the "Dirty Dozen" to the "Clean Fifteen," here are the fruits and vegetables claimed to contain the least and most pesticides this year.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
There are actual 'memory athletes' who use certain strategies to strengthen their ability to remember things, and researchers set out to study what, if anything, made their brains different.
The MucoJet device is a painless way to administer vaccines orally.
The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.
There's credence behind the 'spring in your step' theory.
Researchers found that consuming omega-3 fatty acids led to a reduction of up to 50% of any harm caused by air pollution.
Researchers discovered that people who eat while standing up eat about thirty percent more calories than if they had been sitting down, which, with repetition, could cause weight gain.
Read about the mental disorders that have arisen specifically from technology and Internet usage.
While the authors aren’t certain exactly why overweight women are more likely to give birth to babies with cerebral palsy, one theory is that these babies are more prone to asphyxia-related complications.
A study says that if you exercise regularly during your 40s, your brain could benefit by having blood vessels as healthy as a 16-year-old's by the time you're in your 70s.
The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
The study authors said the habits worsened for night owls in the evening, as those with later sleeping habits had higher intakes of sugar, fat and saturated fatty acids.
French researchers have cured a 15-year-old boy of sickle cell disease by interfering with the production of faulty hemoglobin.
The study authors said that increased time using social media could displace authentic social experiences that could actually decrease any feelings of social isolation.
A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.
Researchers concluded that nuts, fruit and fish were most strongly inversely associated with one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer.
A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.
The involuntary hand gestures occurred as the result of a mood change in the person on the other end of the device.
In what researchers are calling a historic reversal in cancer incidence, colon and rectal cancer rates among millennials and young adults are climbing.
Having children in the household was the only factor linked to sleep deprivation for women 45 years and younger.
With approximately 15 percent of Americans wearing activity trackers, the question remains as to whether it is doing them any good when it comes to accurately tracking sleep patterns.
According to a new study, the most efficient workout to lose weight is a high impact program that utilizes movements that require jumping and elevate the heart rate to its peak.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.
People who survive a melanoma diagnosis are advised to avoid the sun as they're at high risk for another diagnosis.
Researchers estimated the impact of lifetime costs for patients identified with tanning bed-associated skin cancer, adding up medical costs, years of life lost and lost earnings due to disease.
Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.
This “natural antibiotic” is superior to pharmaceutical approaches because it doesn’t kill the protective, beneficial bacteria on the skin.
A new study found that if people spent less time outside one week than they did the week before, they were more likely to report that they were depressed or had anxious thoughts.
Komodo dragons possess antimicrobial saliva and blood, a discovery that could have broader implications for fighting infections in humans.
Researchers measured cortisol levels in hair samples of obese people and discovered that these levels were much higher in the participants.
The new study adds a wrinkle to the current understanding of genetics and may hold the answer to the cause and incidence of some brain disorders.
Your laundered clothes may not be as fresh as you think — especially if you share your washing machine with a housemate.
It's a chemical called titanium oxide, present in chewing gum, candy and even toothpaste, that's been shown to be harmful to the digestive system.
They are a veritable deadly dozen of bacteria for which antibiotics have no impact.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Micro-currency has been popular in the beauty industry for years, but the ZIIP Beauty device uses a nano-currency, which vibrates at a lower yet more potent frequency.
Researchers tested inhaled resveratrol treatments on mice and found that it ultimately put the brakes on lung decline.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
Along with cholesterol levels and blood pressure, Lipoprotein(a) is another factor that should be checked at the doctor.
Silvon bed sheets are the high-tech, yet cozy solution to preventing bacteria from building up in bed and prolonging the amount of time between washes.
There’s a test you can do at home to see if your probiotics are actually working — all you need is a glass of milk.
The researchers figured out that the bacteria can somehow sense they have become attached to intestinal cells inside a human and begin to express their genes.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Of the 35 countries assessed, the U.S. ranks 27th in projected life expectancy for both women and men by the year 2030.
The Hi Mirror is a high-tech beauty mirror that analyzes skin conditions and determines and personalizes at-home treatments and products.
After studying her own body's chronic pain, Ashley Black was inspired to invent a massage tool that targets the tight fascia areas of the body and also works to diminish cellulite.
Dozens of sites did not even meet the researchers’ inclusion criteria, which required having written reviews of doctors, no fee for use, a search-by-name option, and not being restricted to a certain specialty or insurance plan.
Researchers are hopeful that a new method of cutting the amount of harmful bacteria in the stomach and intestines can reduce gut-related disease burden.
The two kinds of creativity, visual and verbal, and how they affected sleep duration, time and even quality, were observed in undergraduate students.
In the study, the researchers correctly predicted 80 percent of the infants who would meet the criteria for an autism diagnosis at age two.
Although human trials are still decades away, the CRISPR gene-editing technique shows promising results when lowering cholesterol permanently in animal trials.
A study found that individuals who adhered to a gluten-free diet had twice the amount of arsenic in their urine and 70 percent more mercury in their blood compared to people on a regular gluten diet.
The pillow's design reinforces good sleeping habits, not wrinkles.
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
You may want to avoid that burger or pizza meal; just one high-fat meal has been found to adversely affect your metabolism.
Not to knock tomatoes or potatoes, but some foods are just more eye-catching and demand a closer look.
The new study assessed vitality, depression, anxiety, motivation and other aspects of mental well-being among groups of participants who were directly given more fruits and vegetables.
A new study found that being married essentially reduces a person’s chances of facing stress-derived health problems, and the waning level of cortisol among spouses has a lot to do with it.
Researchers found that parents of multiple children routinely alter their treatment of non-first born children, which affects their IQ and perhaps even personality traits.
In an effort to hopefully reduce the amount of botched lip surgeries, researchers took to Facebook to create a poll about ideal female lip size and appearance.
A new study shows that men who are depressed during their partner's pregnancy experience an upswing in their symptoms nine months post childbirth, which can be due to several factors.
Jordan Reeves' limb difference isn't slowing her down; she's embracing her unique condition by raising awareness for other children with limb differences and even designing her own 3D prosthetics.
Researchers have modeled nanoparticles the same size and shape as rabies to reach the brain's nerve cells, with the goal of targeting cancerous ones.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.