Using your brain - particularly during adolescence - may help brain cells survive and could impact how the brain functions after puberty.
Nearly every third child in Sweden who is injured in traffic is subsequently affected by posttraumatic stress disorder.
Scientists armed with a supercomputer and a vast trove of newly collected data on the body's most potent "tumor suppressor" gene have created the best map yet of how the gene works, an accomplishment...
An international research team has found that, unlike other major global health risks - such as smoking - obesity rates have significantly increased over the past 30 years.
A school-based scheme to encourage children to eat healthily and be active has had little effect, conclude researchers in a study published on bmj.com today.
Childhood obesity is related to different serious health problems, and the number of obese children all over the world is on the rise.
Researchers have observed differences in cerebral blood flow during puberty between boys and girls, suggesting there are sex-specific susceptibilities to anxiety and schizophrenia.
Sanfilippo A syndrome or Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIA (MPS-IIIA) is a rare genetic lysosomal storage disease inherited from the parents of the patient.
Researchers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have announced results from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load...