Carrying excess weight around the middle can impair lung function,adding to a long list of health problems associated with belly fat,French researchers said.
Women in strained marriages are more likely than other wives to have high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease.
While regulating a feeling of disgust,elderly carry out memory-intensive tasks better than young adults,says a new study.
Men with depression are twice as likely to develop heart disease with the passing years,compared to those without history of depression.
Whether travellers use the phone while driving or while walking,it is increasing the deaths of pedestrians as well drivers and passengers,studies show.
People are more naturally drawn to people who look like them than their own relatives if the resemblance was too strong.
Teenagers are more positive today towards parents attempts to discourage them from smoking,regardless of whether or not they smoked,than in the past.
Eating a low energy density diet can offset the influence of a gene strongly associated with obesity in children,according to new research.
These kids know from a young age what they want to be when they grow up,but when asked why they made those choices they cannot explain.
A research team has pinpointed the gene called ATDC,which is overexpressed in 90 per cent of pancreatic cancers,the 'Cancer Cell' journal reported.
Women who are fat have alterations in their ovaries which might be responsible for an eggs inability to make an embryo,says a new study.
Watching films and ads in which alcohol features prominently drives people to immediately reach for the bottle themselves,researchers said.
The trial has shown that using biphasic BIAsp 30 insulin can lead to significant clinical improvements and greater patient satisfaction.
With more and more women moving long distances away from close family for work,many of them are ignorant and ill-equipped to cope with pregnancy and childbirth.
A new study has shed light on a question that has perplexed women for generations why they store fat more efficiently than men.
'Well-planned vegan and other types of vegetarian diets are appropriate for all stages of the life cycle,including during pregnancy,lactation,infancy,childhood,and adolescence.'
The study led by researchers from Yale School of Medicine has shown that heavy-drinking smokers were much less likely to drink after taking the drug varenicline.
A new vaccination method may be used to provide instantaneous protection against diseases caused by viruses and bacteria,cancers,and even virulent toxins.
A study has revealed that it can make one obese because it slows down the natural metabolism,raising the risk of cardio-vascular disease and diabetes.
Young children who spend more than two hours glued to the TV every day double their risk of developing asthma,a study has found.
Hormone patch designed to pep up a womans flagging sex drive after womb and ovary removal may not work,according to researchers.
Excessive alcohol drinking may increase the risk of depression,a long-term study conducted over 25 years has found.
Children rated as impulsive in kindergarten appear more likely to begin gambling behaviours like playing cards or placing bets before they hit middle school.
Researchers are on track to develop wide-ranging 'spare part' stem cell treatments without having to destroy human embryos.
Before becoming pregnant,women need to get enough vitamin B12 in addition to folic acid to cut their risk of having a baby with a serious birth defect.