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Newborn Babies Of Older Moms May Fare Better Later In Life Than Peers: Study

Although having child at older ages is linked to different birth complications, there are still some benefits accompanying it. A new study revealed that people born to older mothers may fare better in the long run compared with those who were born to younger mothers.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016

Stressful Days Make Kids More Prone To Nightly Asthma Attacks

Stressful days could increase the risk of nightly asthma attacks in children. Researchers found that kids who had a rough day are more likely to experience nocturnal asthma, missed school days and more visits to their doctors.

Public Health May 1, 2016

You Don't Need To Fast Before A Cholesterol Test, New Guidelines Reveal

A new guideline showed that people do not need to fast before heading for a cholesterol test. A team of international experts reported that there is no significant change in the blood test results of those people who fast and did not fast before having a cholesterol test.

Biotech May 1, 2016

Newborn Babies To Be Tested For Alcohol Over Concerns That Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Newborn babies were tested for alcohol molecules over concerns that mothers are drinking alcoholic beverages during their pregnancy. The researchers initially tested some fecal samples and found significant traces of alcohol molecules.

Public Health May 1, 2016

Eating Small Amounts Of Chocolate Daily May Lower Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

Chocolates are known to be related to many weight disorders such as obesity. However, a new study revealed that small amounts of chocolates taken every day could lower the risk of heart diseases and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2016

Research Shows The More Friends You Have, The Higher Your Tolerance For Pain Is

A new study showed that having a large social network could increase tolerance for pain. Researchers found that having more friends could increase endorphin activity in the brain that serves as a pain killer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016

Scent Of Rosemary May Help You Remember Your Tasks, Events For The Day

The scent of rosemary may help you remember tasks and events for the day. The researchers would want to further study if the finding has any long-term benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016

Rosacea Linked To Increased Risk For Dementia: What You Need To Know About This Skin Condition

While rosacea has been linked to Parkinson's disease, another study revealed that it is also linked to dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease. However, it doesn't necessarily mean that those who suffer from the skin condition will develop the neurological disease.

Neuroscience April 29, 2016

Great Barrier Reef Could Be Dead Within 20 Years: Australian Scientists

According to scientists, the Great Barrier Reef could be dead within 20 years. The scientists said that due to climate change, mass coral bleaching will result in eventual death of the reefs.

Earth/Environment April 29, 2016

Childhood Obesity Rates Across US Still On The Rise

Childhood obesity rates across the United States are rising. A study showed obesity statistics among American children in a span of 15 years.

Public Health April 29, 2016

Are You Happy? Your Tweets Can Reveal Your Life Satisfaction

A research revealed that life satisfaction or happiness can be measured through the tweets that people make. The study showed the difference between satisfied and dissatisfied people.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2016

Millennials Now Surpass Baby Boomers As Largest Living Generation In The US

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest living generation in the U.S. There are several factors that could have affected the shift, including a decline in the Baby Boomer population.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Hearing Aid May Potentially Boost Cognitive Function In Older Adults

Researchers revealed that hearing aids may potentially boost cognitive function among older adults. They suggest that hearing aids should be strongly recommended to help reduce cognitive impairments of elders.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2016

Occasionally Working At Night Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

A new study found that rotational night shifts could increase the risk of acquiring heart diseases. The link between the disease and working at night may be based on a number of factors.

Public Health April 27, 2016

Trendy Silicone Wearables Can Track Chemical Exposure

Trendy silicone wristbands can track a person's chemical exposure. The bands help determine if a person has been exposed to harmful chemicals.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 26, 2016

Chick-fil-A Withdraws Chocolate Chunk Cookie Supply Over Allergen Concerns: Signs, Symptoms Of Peanut Allergy

Chick-fil-A's Chocolate Chunk Cookies are being voluntarily recalled by the supplier because of allergen concerns. CSM Bakery Solutions issued an allergy alert on undeclared peanut present in the flour used in the cookies.

Public Health April 26, 2016

The Average Drinker Can't Sniff The Difference Between Bourbon And Rye

Whiskey is made of different grains that are responsible for its distinct smell. A study has found, however, that the average drinker can't sniff the difference between whiskey bourbon and rye.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Georgia Waiter Helps Man With No Hands Eat Lunch: Moment Captured, Shared On Facebook

A waiter in Georgia helped a man with no hands to eat his lunch. The kindhearted waiter was very willing to help the man and the moment was posted on Facebook.

Viral April 26, 2016

FDA Wants Advisory Panel To Vote On Sarepta Muscle Wasting Drug Eteplirsen

FDA staff wants the advisory panel to vote on Sarepta's eteplirsen wasting drug after reviewing its effectiveness. An advisory panel meeting will include the recommendations of the FDA.

Medicine April 26, 2016

Wildlife Selfies Captured In Amazon Forest Reveal Stunning Biodiversity

Wildlife selfies captured in the forest of Amazon revealed stunning biodiversity. The numbers are in fact astonishing.

Earth/Environment April 25, 2016

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