The known association between breast feeding and slightly higher IQ in children has been shown to relate to a particular gene in the babies, according to a report this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sc ...
Don't slack off on exercise if you want to avoid packing on the pounds as you age.
Over-the-counter pain medications known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may reduce a person’s risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the November 6, 2007, issue of Neurology, the me ...
A BBC poll indicated most people around the world said they would make personal sacrifices -- including higher energy bills -- to address climate change.
Researchers predict sharp increases in the U.S. incidence and prevalence of end-stage renal disease by 2020.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to the possibility of contamination.
One way environmental stress causes cancer is by reducing the activity level of an enzyme that causes cell death, researchers say.
Children who possess a gene known to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease already show signs of reduced cognitive function, an Oregon Health & Science University study has found.
Paul Barford has watched malicious traffic on the Internet evolve from childish pranks to a billion-dollar "shadow industry" in the last decade, and his profession has largely been one step behind the bad guys.
A new program from IBM will help companies verify their data centers’ energy use and reduction -- and earn potentially money-saving, energy efficiency certificates.
A team of seismologists from Washington University in St. Louis, like members of the starship Enterprise, will “boldly go where no man has gone before” after Thanksgiving this year.
A ten year review of primary education has found that children are now taught an 'alarming' amount of maths and English at the expense of science, arts and the humanities compared to ten years ago.