Toddlers who are strongly attached to their mothers are more likely to form closer friendships in the early grade-school years.
A more sensitive screening test may one day help doctors determine how far colorectal cancer has spread,US researchers said.
Dr Paul Offit,paediatrician and vaccine inventor,is a prominent defender of childhood vaccines,tackling those who have argued that immunizations can cause autism.
Those who rise to the challenge don't experience the stress hormone rush of those who fall to pieces when the going gets tough.
Fewer than 1 per cent of American teens are likely to need cholesterol drugs,says a new study that offers some reassuring news on childhood obesity.
It was a first of its kind get-together where the patients suffering from an ailment had not only the opportunity to interact with the global specialists of the disease but also educated themselves on the various aspects of the same.
A study reveals that loneliness raises blood pressure and stress levels,general wear and tear,and the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Studies tracking runners for more than 7 years found that it reduced the risk of both cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
Alzheimer's disease could be well staved off by treating the liver of sufferers,which will help them dispose of a 'toxic' protein linked to the disease.
Penning a poem is about observing the world within you or around you,it's said. But researchers have now claimed that its also good for health.
A vaginal gel,intended to prevent HIV infection,has shown encouraging signs of success in the 'first human clinical trial' in women,scientists have claimed.
Parents who prefer traditional classroom-style learning to playtime in preschool and kindergarten may actually be stunting the overall development of their children.
A new study has found that many women are not complying with the nutrition and lifestyle advice before pregnancy,even when it is planned.
Babies who use many gestures to communicate when they are 14 months-old have much larger vocabularies when they start school than those who don't.
Passive smoking appears to significantly raise a person's risk of dementia and other forms of cognitive problems,British and US researchers said.
Obesity may raise the risk of getting migraines,the latest health problem to be associated with being much too heavy,US researchers said.
Scientists have deciphered the genetic code of common cold for the first time,a breakthrough which they claim could herald effective new treatments for the ubiquitous virus.
Sahara has said that it will invest Rs 2,000 cr in the next two-three years for setting up three super specialty hospitals in different parts of the country.
A group of scientists have identified a new mechanism whereby tumours develop.
A study has suggested that renewable plastic made from plants could significantly reduce carbon footprint.