There’s yet another reason to worry about the obesity epidemic among America’s kids: Extra weight may be sending U.S. girls into puberty earlier than ever. Researchers have found that girls with higher body mass index, a ratio of height and weight, may start developing breasts more than a year before their thinner friends perhaps as early as second grade. The change is spawning a whole new market of child sized sanitary pads decorated with hearts and stars and deodorants aimed at 8 to 10 year olds
The study, scheduled to be published in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, found the smokers had more sagging of the upper eyelids, more bags of the lower eyelids and under the eyes, higher scores for facial wrinkles, more pronounced lines between the nose and mouth, more wrinkling of the upper andlower lips and more sagging jowls than the non-smoking twin.
It's never too early to start protecting your brain power, a new study suggests.Reading, writing and participating in other brain-stimulating activities at any age may protect your memory later in life, according to the research. The study, which tracked 294 individuals, is published online in the July 3 issue of Neurology.
Three-year old Grayson Clamp, born without a cochlear nerve, became the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant last month. The implant was successful, shocking young Grayson as he heard sound for the first time, according to a UNC School of Medicine
The novel coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East is eerily similar to SARS, according to an expert who was part of a team studying a cluster of cases in hospitals in Saudi Arabia.
Scientists have camed up with a procedure to remove blood clots the size of a golf ball from stroke patients by injecting a drug straight into the brain could offer hope for sufferers.
These myths now-a-days have taken control of majority of peoples mind.
Reports from clinical trials for breast cancer drugs are often rife with bias and spin, according to a study published this week (January 9) in Annals of Oncology.
An Australian scientist said on Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an Aids cure.
The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to consider before you start eating: