Having Kids Makes You Happier, Once They've Moved OutHaving children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.
Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive Activities, Study SaysSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
Eating More Gluten Early In Life Is Tied To Children's Higher Risk Of Celiac Disease, A Study SaysA study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA suggests that eating higher-than-normal levels of gluten during the first five years of life can increase a child's likelihood of developing celiac disease, a digestive disorder that damages the small intestine.
Vaping Linked To Marijuana Use In Young People, Research SaysYoung people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.
Eat More Plants And Less Meat To Live Longer And Improve Heart Health, Study SuggestsEating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new study.
A Mission To Mars Could Cause Learning Impairment And Anxiety, Study SaysA new study found that exposure to low-dose radiation in space can cause impairments in the brains of mice, resulting in learning and memory issues as well as anxiety
Binge Drinking Is On The Rise Among Older Americans, Study SaysCollege students have long been criticized for drinking way too much alcohol in way too short a time. But they're not the only ones. A new study finds binge drinking to be a habit among some senior citizens, too.
A Hot Bath 1 Or 2 Hours Before Bedtime Can Significantly Improve Your Sleep, Researchers SayTaking a hot bath or shower an hour or two before going to bed can greatly improve your sleep, according to new research from scientists at the University of Texas at Austin.
Breast Implants Tied To Rare Form Of Cancer Recalled At FDA RequestMedical device maker Allergan Inc. is recalling a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer. The company Wednesday announced a worldwide recall of implants with a textured surface.
Children In States With Strict Gun Laws Are Less Likely To Die, New Study SaysStrict firearm legislation could be the answer to a disturbing increase in gun deaths among young people, according to a new study.
Healthy Lifestyle Can Help Lower Risk Of Dementia, Study SaysA good diet and ample exercise don't just help your waistline. Healthy lifestyle factors may also help lower your risk of dementia, even if you have a higher genetic risk, according to a study published Sunday in the medical journal JAMA.
A Small Glass Of Juice Or Soda A Day Is Linked To Increased Risk Of Cancer, Study FindsA new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day -- 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda -- to an 18% increase in overall cancer risk and a 22% increase in risk for breast cancer.
Air Pollution Ages Your Lungs Faster, Increases Your Risk Of COPD, Study SaysThe study found that for each additional 5 micrograms per cubic meter of particle pollution a person was exposed to on average annually, the lungs showed an equivalent of two years of aging, and a real reduction in lung function.
Men Gain Twice As Much Weight As Women During Freshman Year, Study FindsDuring their first year of college, men eat more fried chicken and donuts -- and drink more beer and liquor -- than women. They also gain twice as much weight, according to a study published Wednesday that analyzed the so-called "Freshman 15."
Cockroaches Are Becoming Almost Impossible To Kill As They Build Resistance To Insecticides, Study FindsCockroaches are known to be tenacious little pests that taunt humans with their resiliency. According to a new study, these vile bugs may been even more resilient than previously thought.