By Dana Dovey | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:30
Researchers have identified a new genetic brain disorder, which could shed light on how to better understand and treat existing neurological disorders.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:00
In the interplay between nature and nurture, the influence of genetics on childhood body mass index grows by 50 percent from age 4 to 10.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:46
Researchers recommend that pregnant and nursing women take 4,000 to 5,000 standard IUs of vitamin D daily to protect their baby's dental health.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:38
A new diagnostic tool may help doctors identify patients most at risk of developing acute respiratory failure, also known as ARDS, a condition affecting 200,000 Americans every year.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:37
For children with ADHD, a new study suggests that poor grades in school are not caused by distractions but rather by trouble with language expression and comprehension.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:50
Researchers have discovered that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior disorder, which causes people to act out their dreams, is a predictor of brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:38
Skin cancer rates among people in the UK are now five times higher than what they were in 1975, claiming around 2,000 lives each year.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:40
Scientists have verified a connection between colorectal cancers and dietary fats by deleting a cellular structure in mice with colon cancer.
By Sabrina Bachai | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:03
Prostate cancer is the number one cancer affecting men, and according to 2014 predictions, approximately 233,000 new cases will develop. Chronic inflammation might be a leading factor in the development of the disease.
By John Ericson | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:14
A single stem cell type may be the driving force behind invasive bladder cancer, a new study finds.