Bullying. Credit: © jovannig / Fotolia Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health well into adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The...
Eating yogurt may help keep bones healthy. Credit: © Monkey Business / Fotolia The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher...
Red wine. Credit: © natashaphoto / Fotolia Let it be no misunderstanding: heavy alcohol intake has severe harmful effects. But already for several years, researchers have been finding that moderate wine intake can be beneficial in delaying the onset of cognitive...
The large Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014 to 2015 was devastating to the people in West Africa and beyond. Credit: © Feng Yu / Fotolia Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years...
Babies only hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign language, scientists have discovered. The study indicates that babies begin absorbing language while still in the womb, earlier than previously thought. Credit: ©...
First generation cephalosporins -- antibiotics introduced as a treatment against bacterial infections in 1963 -- now show promise for tuberculosis (TB) therapy, according to new research published in Scientific Reports. Tuberculosis, caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is the most deadly infectious...
These findings are notable because they diverge from the predominant narrative in divorce literature, which suggests that the offspring of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced themselves because they see their parents struggling to manage conflict or...
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have identified a fungus that compromises the immune system of mosquitoes, making them more susceptible to infection with the parasite that causes malaria. Because environmental microorganisms can vary greatly...
An image of a T-cell is shown. Credit: Photo courtesy of Robbie B. Mailliard, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health In an expanded, three-year clinical trial of 86 patients with colorectal and 11 other kinds of cancer that...
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the joints, causing inflammation, pain, and eventually destruction of the tissues that make up this essential body part. Credit: © hriana / Fotolia A research team led by...
Excessive crying in babies is an issue for up to one in five families, causing pain for the baby and stress for the parents. Credit: © lisalucia / Fotolia Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic...