(HealthDay)—The notion that some people can be overweight or obese and still remain healthy is a myth, according to a new Canadian study.
Obesity may alter the way we taste at the most fundamental level: by changing how our tongues react to different foods.
(HealthDay)—A small new study suggests that parts of your brain may differ depending on whether you're a social butterfly or a lone wolf.
Being mindful appears to help prevent the formation of bad habits, but perhaps good ones too. Georgetown University researchers are trying to unravel the impact of implicit learning, and their findings might ...
Fewer high school students across the U.S. started drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, committing crimes and engaging in violence before graduation when their towns used the Communities That Care prevention system during ...
(HealthDay)—Influenza vaccination has increased substantially among people with asthma since the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) expanded recommendations for annual vaccinations, though ...
New research by Cardiff University has revealed how pre-teen boys and girls feel about growing up in an increasingly sexist society.
(HealthDay)—Insecticide-treated underwear won't wipe out lice infestations in homeless shelters, according to a new study.
Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the au ...
Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.
Western Australian researchers have developed the first online treatment program for young people with obsessive compulsive disorder.
Cigarettes could be sold in plain packets in Britain from 2015 after the government moved Thursday to revive a policy aimed at stopping young people from taking up smoking.
(Medical Xpress)—Comprehensive health assessments and supports need to be more widely available for young people attending secondary schools in New Zealand, according to a new study.
Celebrity endorsements and social media are attracting young people to use e-cigarettes according to a new University of Stirling report.
A person with a food allergy is more likely to be murdered than to die from a severe reaction, according to a new study.