Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.
It will take some time, but if a new bill is signed into law, 64,000 chemicals that were previously unregulated will be reviewed by the EPA.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!
The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.
CDC’s new guidelines for prescribing opioids are intended to prevent addiction and deaths from overdose, but not everyone is pleased.
Scientists recently developed an antibiotic from a fragment of a protein found in human breast milk, and they believe it could be the solution to drug-resistant superbugs.
Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated the way it reports pregnancies in carriers of Zika, with 279 pregnant women now being positive carriers for Zika.
A new study finds that rosemary oil and peppermint tea help seniors improve their memory, and chamomile tea fosters calm and contentment.
Last month, a pair of identical twins underwent an incredibly long surgery to separate them. The girls have now been released to the care of a local Ronald McDonald House.
Here is a video of an incredible moment in the lives of two brave men: the reunion of a World War II veteran who helped liberate Dachau and a man who was imprisoned there.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a sweetener called Xylitol, which can be found in many sugar free gums, is poisonous to dogs.
Soil microbiota diversity (including earthworms) is vital for healthy food and ecosystems. Pesticides damage essential soil microbiota.
Researchers have found that people who eat a long-term vegetarian diet may have DNA mutations raising their cancer risk and changing nutritional needs.