A new experimental drug may have the potential to improve the quality of life for infants suffering from a rare, lethal neuromuscular disorder, US researchers have found. Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects around one in every 1More..
Love to binge on fatty foods such as oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas? Beware, as a new study warns that such children may be at risk of developing cognitive and psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease in their adulthoodMore..
Depressive symptoms in women during and after pregnancy are linked to reduced thickness of the cortex -- the outer layer of the brain responsible for complex thought and behaviour -- in preschool-age kids, says a new study.More..
A glass or two of red wine before lighting up a cigarette can counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels, a study saysMore..
Women who conceive babies in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk factors for both the child and mother, researchers have found.More..