A new study reports a genetic predisposition in combination with early life stress appear to be more detrimental to males over females and may produce the social avoidance often associated with autism spectrum disorders.
Spending time enjoying the sunshine may help protect children and young adults from developing multiple sclerosis, a new study reports. Sun exposure boosts vitamin D levels and helps stimulate immune cells. Researchers report vitamin D may alter the biological function of immune cells, offering added protection against multiple sclerosis.
Study demonstrates the effects natural disasters may have on molecularly accelerated aging on the immune systems of monkeys.
Children who grew up in residential areas surrounded by green space were less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those who were raised in areas without access to nature.
Researchers report mice living in an enriched environment and stimulating surroundings have healthier immune systems.
Researchers have found a diverse array of illicit drugs, including cocaine and ketamine, along with pesticides and pharmaceutical chemicals in British freshwater shrimp. While the concentrations of chemicals were considered low, researchers state there is a concern for the potential environmental risk this may pose to wildlife.
The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.