Scientists now think they are one step closer to treating three diseases: Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, and human African trypanosomiasis.
Taking into account cost of birth, prevalence of childcare, and infant mortality rate, a study reveals the best and worst states to have a baby.
How disgusting is double dipping? In one study, dip is carefully studied before and after someone dips their chips into it. Here are the results.
Wendy’s announced earlier this month that it would phase out the use of antibiotics important to human health in its chickens by 2017.
New York’s attorney general is warning consumers about bogus zika prevention products. So what’s legit, and what’s not?
An Uber driver was recently met with a generous customer who financially helped him see his son compete in the Olympics in Rio.
A recent study suggests that sunflowers actually have circadian rhythms, which is why they are always facing the direction of the sun.
The FDA has given Oxitec Ltd. approval to conduct a trial of mosquitoes genetically engineered to fight the Zika virus in the Florida Keys.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.
Two new studies have shown that Alzheimer’s disease is frequently misdiagnosed, which can lead to significant emotional consequences for many.
It has been thought that having a sickle cell trait may increase one’s risk of premature death. However, new studies suggest that this may not be the case.
Americans are heavier than ever. But just how heavy? Evidently, the average American man has packed on 15lbs over the course of the last 20 years.
Florida is having a difficult time controlling the Zika virus, as the state has trouble controlling mosquitoes in general.
A new report says that although older people are mostly likely to need medical care, they are least likely to turn to the Internet for information.
In a new study, people who read a book for about 30 minutes a day were found to live approximately 2 years longer than those who didn’t read at all.
In the midst of the Flint water crisis, a group of students called the “Dream Kings” sought to ensure that senior citizens of Flint were taken care of, giving them 300 cases of clean water.
42 U.S. states are dealing with a major outbreak of “super lice” just as kids are starting to go back to school after summer break.