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The association between outdoor light at night and breast cancer was specifically found in premenopausal women and those who were smokers or had smoked in the past.
Scientists at Clarkson University in New York have created a smart label that detects whether a product, from food to makeup, is no longer viable for consumers.
To understand more about vitamin B3 and its role in pregnancy, researchers turned to the mice model.
New research reveals why we tend to focus on certain parts of the body when looking at different people.
In the study, women who consumed nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk for developing diabetes, while men who consumed 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk.
The simple act of talking to ourselves may do wonders for dealing with our emotions in stressful situations.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
Although ketamine use isn't completely understood, a new study suggests it may prove helpful for treating older patients who struggle with depression.
The study suggests that couples instinctively try to avoid discomfort when kissing.
It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.
According to a new study, being highly neurotic does have its health benefits.
Here's how our smartphones are actually making us stupid.
Forgetting can do more for your brain than you might think.
Researchers hope to use the study as a base to regulate the signals with drugs that could send waves of growth into balding areas.
Here's why you may want to rethink that glass of wine before bed.
Even high-income countries with state-of-the-art healthcare are facing cases of gonorrhea that have become resistant to treatment via any known antibiotics.
A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.
It's summertime, which almost always means getting a sunburn. Here's why you may want to take some vitamin D.
Researchers at Princeton found a link between children getting less sleep and shorter telomere lengths.
In a study, children who were breastfed for a minimum of two years had a higher number of decayed, missing or filled teeth.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
While there's no one way to smile successfully, a study explored how a handful of subtle factors can make or break a smile.
A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.
A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.
The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.
Is your partner in pain? You may want to reach for their hand.
The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.
A new study showed that stressed out employees tend to bring their stress home to the dinner table, often making bad food choices.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
Pilots, flight attendants and even frequent flyers are all susceptible to the adverse effects of contaminated in-flight air quality.
Moving to a big city might be just the thing for getting one's priorities straightened out.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.
When it comes to heartbreak, we could all benefit from a swearing session, according to a new study.
Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.
It's well-known that tobacco usage can lead to gum disease, but new research from Columbia University shows that smoking marijuana also increases the risk.
A report in the UK looked at how social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat made people feel.
Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar that affects pregnant women, puts women who develop the condition at risk for Type 2 diabetes
Breast cancer is the fifth most common cause of death from cancer in women, and the risk grows the more someone drinks alcohol, a new report found.
Multiple studies involving aquatic facilities across the U.S. found incidence of people falling ill from exposure to bacteria that lingers even in pools that are chemically treated.
Don't simply be swayed by that high SPF rating when choosing a sunscreen.
After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.
Why are women serial apologizers, and how do we stop saying 'sorry' for unnecessary offenses?
Read about why people prefer coffee over sex, and other surprising sex facts.
From wearing constricting clothing to carrying a heavy purse, women should rethink these fashion trends for the sake of their health.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
The autoregulation that the stem cells can provide has the possibility to help treat diseases early, before symptoms become serious health issues, the study said.
While the scientists were focused on the ages of the fathers, the children’s social skills were affected for children with both younger and older fathers.
The association between face shape and tuberculosis susceptibility could be a genetic modification finding its roots in the genes that determine left-handedness, the study said.
The 3D bioprinting allows for the patch to be a close match to heart tissue structure.