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New study findings oppose current recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which advise that young children sleep in their parents’ rooms for a full year.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.
Researchers found that the higher the dietary fiber intake, the lower the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knee.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.
The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.
If you ever travel to outer space, bring a sleep mask. A new report shows astronauts often face sleep deprivation, fatigue and off-kilter circadian rhythms.
Mothers-to-be who are worried about their child developing asthma early in life may want to up their vitamin D intake, a new study suggests.
A new study found that obese individuals have double the risk of heart failure and a 50 percent heightened risk of coronary heart disease.
Fruit juice is often high in sugar, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines for its consumption at a young age.
Men who are ready to settle down may want to leave the shaving cream and razor beneath the sink.
Older physicians are tied to a higher death rate among hospital patients, shows a new study.
Researchers created a mussel-based glue that also led to a healthier functioning of skin cells after a wound had healed.
With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.
Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.
While most cases of ingesting the parasite have been in Japan, people in other countries are also at risk.
In a study, perceived levels of intoxication increased by 51 percent among participants given a drink also labeled as an energy drink.
On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.
Rates of cervical cancer actually remain at the same level until the age of 85, after which disease incidence begins to drop sharply.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
You may want to think twice the next time you send your pooch to the doghouse.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.
The device, called WiGait, can monitor and track a person's walking speed and movement without the need for a wearable.
Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.
A survey of grandparents found that many who help raise their grandchildren aren't up to speed on modern child-rearing practices when it comes to safety standards.
Researchers discovered that regular administration of THC among mice led to a significant reversal in the natural aging process of the brain.
The researchers noticed marked differences among some genes based solely on whether the genes were in a man or woman’s body.
Although in a computerized format, digital books show no advantage compared to print books when it comes to children learning from them.
Researchers believe scent-based technology holds vast promise in improving health outcomes due to the possibility of early detection.
The researchers believe the new study holds public health ramifications beyond just the increasing number of teens who go under the knife.
Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with a condition known as tetralogy of Fallot, commonly referred to as having a hole in one’s heart.
A study found that home-monitoring systems often failed to record an accurate measurement of blood pressure, which could lead physicians to mistakenly believe a patient’s numbers are better than they appear.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
A study found that those who consumed artificially sweetened beverages on a daily basis were about three times as likely to experience a stroke or develop dementia compared to people who consumed diet drinks less frequently.
After consuming tapeworms under the supervision of an American physician, a four-year-old boy with autism saw improvements in his behavior and cognitive functioning.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.
A new study disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.
Researchers found no direct link between antidepressant usage and autism risk during pregnancy, but there may be risk implications associated with a mother's mental health.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
The man who helped to invent the lithium-ion battery has now introduced a more efficient, fast-charging glass battery that could soon make its way to market.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.