The impact of low physical capacity on risk of death is second only to smoking, a 45 year study in middle-aged men has found.
Shanghai, China's first municipality to pass legislation on tobacco controls, on Thursday proposed a stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues.
While all e-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals, factors such as the temperature, type and age of the device play a role in emission levels, a new study says.
Researchers have developed new type of non-invasive eye scan that can identify Alzheimer's disease long before the onset of symptoms.
Menopause and insomnia may make women age faster, revealed a dual study.
Tiny changes in DNA that have been linked to Parkinson's, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's, can be found not only in brain cells, where they are expected, but also in liver, fat, immune and developmental cells, says a study.
Inhaling even a minute of secondhand marijuana smoke is likely to cause damage to the blood vessels, a study warns.
Indulging in physical activities such as brisk walking or cycling for at least an hour each day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours or more hours a day, suggests a study.
Researchers have developed a new class of compound that has shown promise in treating both diabetes and bone disease.
Online behavioural counselling tool can be effective at helping people lose weight, revealed a survey.