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Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

The findings, published by JAMA, showed that children with more than 10 micrograms of lead per decilitre of blood at age 11 had 4.25 points lower intelligence quotients (IQ) at age 38.

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

E-cigarettes linked to high risk of teen smoking

About one-third of teens in the US use e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation aid. 

Pain, physical function improve after weight-loss surgery

The assessments were conducted prior to surgery and annually thereafter.

Study shows higher cancer risk among twins, siblings

In fraternal twins it amounted to a 37 per cent risk of developing cancer if a co-twin was diagnosed.

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.