In a collaboration involving 13 institutions around the world, researchers have broken new ground in understanding what causes autism.
Up to one-quarter of individuals currently labeled as obese are actually metabolically healthy and do not have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Though obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes, the two conditions aren't always linked. A study published by Cell Press in the journal Cell sheds light on a possible explanation.
Unhealthy food choices that carry bad consequences in real life are shown in a positive light by television programs aimed at children, an analysis of broadcast output has found.
Significant progress towards improving seafood safety in Europe is being made by the EC-funded ECsafeSEAFOOD project. The project is assessing food safety issues related to priority contaminants present in seafood as a result of environmental contamination (including those originating from harmful algal blooms and those associated with marine litter) and evaluating their impact on public health.
People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein, according to a meta-analysis.
Plenty of omega-3 in the sea
Researchers Confirm "Gut Instinct" of Anti-Inflammatory Effects of EPA and DHA
Researchers looked at whether an Internet-based trial was a feasible way to evaluate whether omega-3 fatty acids helped reduce hyperactivity in children with autism
A study recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and Complications suggests that taking omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as dietary supplements may help prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
For children, stress can go a long way. A little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping. But a lot of it — chronic, toxic stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse — can have lasting negative impacts.
The combination of high EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) omega-3 fatty acids and inositol appears to be promising in the treatment of prepubertal children with bipolar spectrum disorders, a pilot study suggests.
Studying children with autism and their parents, researchers have found that when a child has autism, his or her parents are more likely to have autistic traits than parents who don't have a child with an autism spectrum disorder
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have more rapidly growing brains and bodies at the beginning of the second trimester than children without the disorder, new research suggests.
Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay
Sheila Dillon asks whether sweeteners could be the way for us to cut down sugar but to keep enjoying sweet treats.
Significantly lower levels of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) levels detected in small cohort of young adults diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with various control populations.
Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online in the journal Radiology.
Data from the 2010 Global Burden of Disease survey showed that all around the world populations are shifting away from infectious diseases towards non-communicable diseases
School meals in England will have to include at least one portion of vegetables a day - and no more than two portions of fried food each week.