Teasing tied to less physical activity among kids

Children who are teased while playing sports tend to have a worse quality of life than their non-teased peers, a new study suggests. Some of them may also become less active over time.

How depression diminishes memories

A new research has suggested that `pattern separation` - a process that helps young viewers learn to differentiate things that are similar fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their depression.

Babies can read each other`s moods

Babies as young as five months old can understand each others` emotional signals, a new study has found.

Genetic cause for migraine discovered

Brigham Young University chemistry professor Emily Bates has identified mutations in a gene that makes people more susceptible to migraine headaches.

World`s tiniest Cupid created

Scientists have created the world`s tiniest known Cupid from carbon nanotubules, with its arm just the width of a human hair.

Twitter can help track disease outbreaks

A bout of flu may prompt people to post their symptoms on Twitter and also enable health officials track the outbreak in real time, says a new study.

Can you really work up an appetite?

US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person`s motivation for food.

Exercise may actually reduce motivation for food

A new study from Brigham Young University has challenged the common assumption that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout.