Washington, May 5 - A new study has revealed that chronic stress caused by difficult social situations may be the reason behind higher rates of binge drinking by lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers.
Washington, May 5 - Researchers have shown that a protein they earlier showed can make the failing hearts in aging mice appear more like those of young health mice, similarly improves brain and skeletal muscle function in aging mice.
Washington, May 3 - Two-thirds of the global decline in child deaths since 2000 occurred in just nine countries - India, China, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, a new study in Lancet has revealed.
Washington, May 3 - The US reported Friday reported first case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
The patient, now was kept in an isolated place in an Indiana hospital after being diagnosed with the MERS virus, Xinhua reported citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.
He is "in stable condition" and "is being well cared for, CDC said.
Washington, May 2 : A new study has revealed that there is an association between midlife and later life sleeping habits with memory and extreme sleep durations can worsen memory in later life.
Washington, May 1 - A new study has found that babies as young as 9 months have the ability to recognize real-life objects from pictures.
The research, conducted by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of South Carolina, found that babies can learn about a toy from a photograph of it well before their first birthday.
Washington, May 1 - A new study has found that facing upto fourfold risk of noise induced hearing loss is an occupational hazard for professional musicians.
Noise induced deafness can be caused by sudden very loud noise, such as an explosion or gunfire, but it may also develop gradually as a result of repeated exposure to loud noise, suggested the study authors.
Washington, April 30 : A new study has revealed that a higher intake of cereal fiber in heart attack survivors may improve long-term survival rates.
According to researchers, people who survive heart attacks have a greater chance of living longer if they increase their dietary intake of fibre - and eating lots of cereal fibre is especially beneficial.
Washington, April 30 - Researchers have said anti-smoking television advertisements that appeal to viewers' emotions are more persuasive when they use anger rather than sadness.
In the new study, researchers from Dartmouth College's Geisel School of Medicine and Cornell University examined how viewers process those negative emotions.
Washington, April 29 - A new study has found that a breakfast rich in protein can provide better appetite and glucose control as compared to lower-protein breakfast.