A food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer, warns a study.
Children of poorly-educated mothers face higher risk of obesity than those whose mothers are well-educated, suggests a new study.
A study suggests that obesity is more linked to lack of exercise and considerable shift in diet to unhealthy pattern and not just genes.
High school students who take music courses score significantly better in exams than their non-musical peers, says a study.
A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a “hidden health crisis” that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more.
In contrast to generally held views about the negative impact of using smartphones, researchers have found that teenagers spending time on their phones and online is not that bad for mental heath.
Tobacco reduces life expectancy for smokers and causes premature death by harming almost every organ of the body and leading to cardiovascular diseases, stroke, bronchitis, asthma, cancers and diabetes.
When a person's immune system is impaired by a genetic disease, a bone-marrow transplant can be a powerful therapeutic tool, but with a major downside: during the first few months the recipient's defenses against viruses are severely weakened.
Sadness, and not all negative emotions, lead people to smoking and turn it into an addictive behaviour, a first-of-its-kind set of four inter-woven studies has revealed.