Articles By Amber Moore

  • Obesity Raises Death Risk in Car Crashes

    Being obese can raise the risk of dying after a car crash by up to 80 percent when compared to the risk faced by a person of healthy weight, a new study has found. Researchers say that the risk maybe lowered by incorporating new designs that take the drivers' weight into account.
  • Tableware that Has Melamine Increases Risk of Kidney Stones

    Eating hot food from melamine dishware can lead to an increase in levels of melamine in urine, says a new study. Researchers say that, although effects of melamine on human health aren't clear, high levels of the chemical in the urine may lead to kidney stones in both children and adults, reports HealthDay.
  • Facebook Users Report Frustration, Envy

    Facebook users report having negative feelings like frustration and envy after spending time online , says a new study from Germany.
  • Many Kids Being Diagnosed with ADHD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) cases among American children have soared in the past decade, according to a new study. Researchers also found that the rates of ADHD diagnosis amongst white children and black girls have increased dramatically.
  • Oxford Mathematician Explains the Body Mass Index Flaw

    A mathematician from the University of Oxford has said that the Body Mass Index, a standard tool to measure obesity rate, is flawed because it doesn't account for the fact that some people are taller and so might be carrying extra natural weight, according to Mail Online.
  • Loneliness Disrupts Immune System: Study Says

    Being lonely can have significant effect on a person's immune response which in turn can lead to a risk of vulnerabilities to many health complications, says a new study.
  • Researchers Find a Way to Beat Asthma

    An international study led by researchers from University of Newcastle has found a way to defeat the cause of asthma, according to media reports.
  • ADHD Medication Delays Physical Growth in Boys

    Teenage boys on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have slower growth and be short and thin when compared to boys belonging in the same age group, says a new study.
  • Signs that the Child is too sick for School

    Children fall ill many times a year and this happens because their bodies are learning to cope with certain organisms. However, most of the times, parents aren't sure when to let the child go to school and when to keep him/ her indoors to prevent the condition from getting worse.