A healthy diet may help protect the kidneys, according to two studies that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 November 11¬-16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Giving employees more control over their work schedules may help curb sleep deficiency, according to health researchers.
The largest genomic dragnet of any psychiatric disorder to date has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of which had not been previously ...
Have doctors, therapy and pills had their day in helping to wean people off addiction?
Clinical psychologist and PhD researcher Sarah Malthus works with people who have serious complications of diabetes, such as amputations, kidney failure, and blindness.
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Higher intake of a western diet by 14-year-olds has been linked with diminished cognitive performance at age 17.
As little as 20 minutes of moderate exercise three times per week during pregnancy enhances the newborn child's brain development, according to researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated ...
Young adolescents' judgements on how risky a situation might be are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while most other age groups are more influenced by adults' views, finds new UCL research.
"We contend that the health awareness day has not been held to an appropriate level of scrutiny given the scale at which it has been embraced," write Jonathan Purtle, DrPH and Leah Roman, MPH in a peer-reviewed ...
Researchers have identified the dose of dengue virus in human blood that is required to infect mosquitoes when they bite. Mosquitoes are essential for transmitting the virus between people so the findings have important implications ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Obesity now accounts for almost 21 percent of U.S. health care costs -- more than twice the previous estimates, reports a new Cornell study.
Women who eat fewer than two serves of fruit a day face a greater risk of developing depression, University of Queensland research shows.
(Medical Xpress)—Low back pain is the highest contributor to disability in the world, according to a pivotal international study released today.
As the world's population of older adults increases, so do conversations around successful aging—including seniors' physical, mental and social well-being.