Latest Penn State College of Medicine Stories
That first cigarette of the morning may be the most dangerous one you have all day.
Children who are obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed are more likely to experience excessive daytime sleepiness.
Experimental research in bisphenol A, (BPA) suggests that prenatal BPA exposure causes asthma in mice.
Exposure to an increased level of air pollutants, especially nitrogen dioxide, has been associated with lower likelihoods of successful pregnancy among women undergoing in vitro fertilization, according to a team of fertility researchers.
New research has shown that people who look forward to smoking a cigarette upon waking up may be at an increased risk of developing lung disease.
Experts in sleep studies presented evidence that showed poor quality sleep - whether from insomnia, sleep fragmentation, or nightmares - is associated with increased risk of death.
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, working with biochemists, geneticists and clinicians at the University of Bern, Switzerland and in the United Kingdom, have discovered an enzyme that has a key role in inflammatory bowel disease
A common virus that is harmless to people can destroy cancerous cells in the body and might be developed into a new cancer therapy, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
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