This year, Alcohol Awareness Month tackles the issue of underage drinking. We take a look at the associated statistics to see how much of a problem underage drinking is in 2014.
Mutations in the BRCA1 gene are known to increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Now, researchers have uncovered a link between this gene and brain development.
A report released by the CDC shows that the rate of births to teenage girls has declined, but there are still around 1,700 births each week to girls aged 15-17.
New study suggests the distorted thinking that problem gamblers seem more susceptible to is not present in people who have suffered damage to the insula.
Research suggests gut bacteria may promote cancer by changing the environment of tumors in ways that help them grow and spread, such as by making proteins that prevent DNA repair.
Many individuals believe that eating disorders are female-specific. New research suggests this assumption is stopping men with such disorders from getting the treatment they need.
A failing sense of smell can predict neurodegenerative disorders. Now, researchers investigate how the accuracy of different odor memories can be amplified in slow-wave sleep.
People who inject drugs are at higher risk for hepatitis B, a liver disease that can cause serious problems. But vaccination rates for the condition improve with financial rewards.
A team from the University of Edinburgh in the UK have made history in regenerative medicine by fully restoring the thymus - a component of the immune system - in very old mice.
Green tea is hailed for numerous health benefits. Now, new research from the University Hospital of Basel in Switzerland finds the beverage could boost our working memory.
Eating a diet that consists of processed foods and sugars not only contributes to obesity but also to lethargy, researchers have shown in a new mouse study.