The Navy is paying for research into an app to screen for autism in the hopes that it could eventually be tweaked to look for signs of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Fleeing war and seeking safety, refugees are three times more likely to suffer from schizophrenia compared to the native-born population, according to a new Swedish study.
Sufferers of Alzheimer's disease may not have "lost" their memories, but could simply have difficulty accessing them, researchers said as they unveiled a possible treatment that could one day offer a cure to the ravages of dementia.
An air pollution alert in greater Mexico City was extended Thursday, its fourth day, with authorities saying that despite slight improvements smog levels remained at almost 1 1/2 times acceptable limits in some areas., 1 Comment
Overweight or obese women give birth to larger babies, says new research which could make some pregnant women think twice before reaching for a carton of ice cream.
When Dr. Michelle Johnson scribbles out prescriptions, the next stop for many of her patients is the gym, not the pharmacy.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) on Tuesday called for a complete ban on the use of antibiotics in food fed to animals.
An NFL official has acknowledged a link between American football and the brain disease CTE for the first time.
When New York City public schools began giving students report cards on their weight a decade ago, officials hoped the information would help fight an obesity epidemic in the nation's largest school system. But a new study finds being labeled fat doesn't spur weight loss, at least among students near the threshold for being flagged.
People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common in the United States as previously believed, according to new research published on Monday.