The use of e-cigarettes among middle schoolers declined from 10.5% in 2019 to 4.6%, while among high-schoolers it fell from 27.5% to 19.6%.
Even though children represented just about 9.8% of all COVID-19 cases in the country, more than half a million kids have tested positive for the virus by far.
The itching sensation, technically called "pruritis", is believed to have evolved as a way to protect the skin from parasites as well as the build-up of dead cells.
Researchers say the free, circulating form of vitamin D level found in the bloodstream can predict future health risks rather than its total measure.
Here are seven reasons to enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverage this National Beer Lovers Day.
Love Hormone Can Reverse Stress-Induced Gastrointestinal Symptoms Like Bloating And Diarrhea, Study Finds
The hormone that induces feelings of love, bonding and well-being is found to reverse stress-induced digestive health issues.
UC Berkeley's neuroscientists have now found a way to forecast when Alzheimer’s is most likely to strike in one's lifetime, based on sleep patterns.
It can be challenging to cope with rising temperatures, especially for people who own pets.
Researchers have now found that improving hand strength can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
The results of a recent survey pointed out that approximately 1 in 3 U.K. adults blame obese individuals for their obesity and don't believe that the condition might be a medical problem.
Australian researchers found that honeybee venom induced cell death in aggressive breast cancer cells without affecting the healthy cells.
The researchers also found that the risk of neuropsychiatric disorders in children born to women with PCOS was higher if the mother was obese, diabetic, or had given birth via a c-section.
COVID-19 Community Transmission: Chinese Bus Trip Proves SARS-CoV-2 'Can Be Transmitted As An Aerosol'
Despite not sitting close by, 23 passengers caught the coronavirus from an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient after traveling in an air-conditioned Chinese bus.
Health experts urge parents to be aware of dangerous social media trends and talk to their children about the consequences.
The CDC urged pet owners to protect the animals by limiting their contact with sick people and those outside the household.
Incorrect Administration Of Antiseptic Agent Used In Umbilical Cord Care Leading To Eye Injuries, Warns WHO
Several clinical trials have demonstrated that applying 7.1% of Chlorhexidine gluconate to the umbilical cord prevented infections and newborn fatalities.
Type-1 Diabetes Treatment: Novel Artificial Pancreas System Effectively Controls Blood Glucose Levels In Children
Good news for Diabetics: No more testing by fingerstick or tiny blood sugar monitoring invasive sensors! This new diabetes management system automatically delivers the blood sugar level-controlling hormone whenever needed via an insulin pump.
American Academy Of Sleep Medicine Wants To Ditch Daylight Saving Time As It ‘Disrupts Body’s Rhythm’
The society says eliminating daylight saving time will benefit public health and safety.
UC Davis Health study pointed out the overall increase in fatality rates might be due to a rise in the number of self-inflicted injuries.
When a mother breastfeeds, she produces 2.6-fold more glucose and releases 2.3-fold more fatty acids from storage in their fat tissues compared to their counterparts who formula-fed their babies.
Lack of oxygen supply in higher altitudes might affect fetal development.
Given the ubiquity of the bacterium F.nucleatum in the mouth, the researchers found that oral sex might facilitate a vaginal environment vulnerable to bacterial vaginosis.
Sociopaths More Likely To Resist Mask Requirement And Other COVID-19 Containment Measures, Study Finds
Researchers pointed out that individuals with lower levels of empathy and higher levels of personality traits like risk-taking, callousness, and deceitfulness might not adhere to COVID-19 containment measures.
While the critically endangered animals were found to be at very high risk, domestic animals like dogs and pigs were at low risk of contracting COVID-19 via their ACE2 receptors.
A top health official warned that people of all ages with underlying medical conditions are vulnerable to severe consequences or fatalities if they contract COVID-19.
Experts found 33% of the study participants had gone through at least one form of maltreatment during their childhood.
The researchers who confirmed the effectiveness of the age-old home remedy for common cold said that it was pointless to prescribe antibiotics for viral infections.
A recent study has raised the alarming possibility that airborne viruses, such as the novel coronavirus, can spread also through dust and microscopic particles in the air.
Researchers identified shared molecular roots between autism and lipid dysfunction.
Plastic contamination and BPA were detected in all 47 tissue samples collected from human cadavers.