By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:51
A new study has identified two air toxins as potential risk factors for autism.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:31
Most subjective screening tests fail to identify problems with hearing in teenagers and should be tailored toward adolescent hearing loss.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:19
Sleep difficulties are not uncommon among toddlers receiving treatment for a range of psychiatric conditions.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:26
Though uncommon, kidney stones pose a significantly greater risk for bone fractures later in life than not having stones.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:00
Music therapy could be more efficient and cost-effective in treating young people with depression compared to antidepressants.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:49
When recognizing a threat, dendritic cells make a molecule called CLEC-2, and this instructs the cells lining the lymph nodes to expand, thus allowing for an influx of disease-fighting cells.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:59
A man from Wales faked paralysis and pretended to be in a coma for two years so police couldn't charge him with stealing money from his sick and elderly neighbor.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:00
The damage caused by prenatal cocaine exposure could be diagnosed using a certain acoustic characteristic of an infant's cry, known as "hyperphonation."
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:00
Self-harming teens are more likely than others to encounter difficulties, including at school and at work, later in life.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 15:05
Sleep is instrumental for maintaining the body's immune system, and there's a sweet spot where your disease risk is lowest.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:17
A woman's egg count and the length of her telomeres could be used to diagnose her risk of developing heart disease before menopause.
By Shweta Iyer | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:43
In young adult men, binge drinking increases the risk of developing hypertension by 1.7 times, says a new study.