The researchers hope their new study will create greater awareness about the hearing perils of balloons — similar to the acceptance of sunscreen as a normal part of life.
While previous studies had found many links between the brain hormone serotonin and energy use, the core question remained: How does it impact metabolism?
While Dance for PD does not claim to cure any of the symptoms, it does provide a way for patients of Parkinson’s to “demedicalize” the disease.
Ginger root's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a super food that you can easily incorporate into your diet through these seven delicious recipes.
Some children who ingested the pods also experienced profuse vomiting, trouble breathing, and a few even died.
Although the carcinogens present in e-cigarette "juice" are not fully known, a group of researchers have concluded that they are still less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes.
Ocean pollution has gotten so bad that sea animals are ingesting more and more microplastics, which we inevitably ingest from seafood.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.
Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.
The research team developed a deep learning computer system — or an algorithm-based technique — that could identify skin cancer at just a glance.
Researchers are finding that children as young as six years old are aware of gender stereotypes, which is affecting how girls view their intelligence compared to their male classmates.
The helpful and cost-effective app was designed with the goal of empowering and informing women who are scheduled to undergo a C-section.
If you're a night owl but your roommate is a morning person, this disruption in lifestyle could possibly alter your genes and adversely affect your health.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
The idea behind this wearable device is that if most people had a half day notice that illness was imminent, they could better plan for the sickness and ultimately their recovery.
Researchers are still trying to figure out what happened to 14 people in Massachusetts who came down with amnesia from 2012-2016.
The researchers determined that different traits were linked to the overall volume of the brain, the thickness of the cortex (the outer layer of the brain), and how folded the cortex was.
Solanezumab is the name of the antibody researchers are using with hopes to interrupt or even reverse the formulation of beta amyloid plaque within the brain.
Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.
The difference between getting an A instead of a B letter grade could be affected by higher iron levels in students who are more physically active.
Scientists and activist groups are joining forces once again to battle and ultimately end the prevalence of HIV in the Deep South.
While there is still considerable debate over the health effects of e-cigarettes, a new study measuring heart activity of e-cigarette users may be tipping the scale.
For women who hit early onset puberty or never bear children, the risk of experiencing early or premature menopause is much greater.
Japan's latest health trend is for mothers experiencing post-labor pain or anxiety.
The FDA has received over 400 reports of adverse reactions to Hyland's Teething Tablets, which contains the toxic substance belladonna and has been discontinued.
Scientists believe they may have found a fast, reliable method to reduce the need for costly procedures like skin grafts.
The study results showed that breast cancer cells were subdued, and even killed, when treated with luteonin, a compound found in certain herbs and vegetables.
Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.
Overall, the children in the study saw a 25 percent improvement in behavioral symptoms and an improvement of 80 percent in gastrointestinal symptoms.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
Our unstable world adds even more urgency for being prepared for future disease outbreaks, which experts warn we are not presently ready for.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
It's a problem that's getting worse: Doctors are increasingly relying on computers to document their patients' visits, and issues with medical records persist.
Researchers found cold weather helps airborne particles containing liquid and virus — like from a sneeze — spread easily and quickly over larger distances.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Researchers studied how women coped with traumatic episodes during different times of their menstrual cycle, when estrogen levels naturally ebb or increase.
A popular ingredient widely used in toothpaste, chocolate, sweets, chewing gum and biscuits might cause cancer, according to a new study.
At only 3 years old, Melyssa Delgado Braga’s face was being consumed by myxoma, a rare yet aggressive facial tumor.
A new campaign seeks to warn the public about the cancer risks linked to eating over-cooked starchy foods like burnt toast and over-roasted potatoes.
When calculating cervical cancer risk, previous studies did not consider women who had undergone hysterectomies.
Cancer deaths in the U.S. plummeted 20 percent between 1980 and 2014, but a county-by-county breakdown reveals some areas actually saw cancer cases rise.
For women planning on becoming pregnant, and especially for those who already are, experts highly recommend incorporating a folic acid supplement to prevent brain and spine birth defects.
Less than five percent of elephants get cancer in their lifetime, and an abundance of a cancer-fighting protein in their genetic makeup is likely the reason why.
If you're having trouble falling or staying asleep, try these tips.
It turns out that not all gossip is entirely bad, considering such chatter releases the feel-good hormone oxytocin which researchers link to forming beneficial social interactions.
When the association between exercise and sedentary behavior was explored, it showed that swapping sitting time with even light activity had great positive long term effects on one's health.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
It's been long-believed that the weather influences joint pain, but new research puts this theory to rest once and for all.