In the Future, You Won’t Need Two Parents to Make Babies

A technique that scientists have used to create mouse embryos from skin cells may someday be used to create human babies.


Food Industry Study Slams Recommended Sugar Intake Limits

A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.


Are Food Allergies Increasing? Experts Say They Just Don’t Know

Experts say that whether food allergies are increasing is uncertain, as many people who self-diagnose don’t know the medical definition of “allergy.”


Could Yellow Fever be the U.S.’s Next Zika?

The yellow fever outbreak currently sweeping the jungles of Brazil could be the next Zika virus in the United States, health officials say.


A Superbug Has Increased 700% in Children Since 2007

A type of superbug has increased 700% since 2007 in U.S. children, who are more likely to have a negative outcome than adults.


Western Diet Found to Increase Risk of Fatty Liver Disease

More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.


Volcanoes Around the World are Springing to Life

Several volcanoes around the world showed signs of activity in December, including a massive supervolcano believed to have wiped out the Neanderthals.


Superbugs may be More Widespread than Previously Thought

Drug-resistant superbugs are more prevalent than previously thought, researchers say, and it’s easy for them to hide because many people are asymptomatic.


Study: Don’t go Gluten-Free if You Don’t Have Celiac Disease

A gluten-free diet doesn’t reduce the risk of heart disease, and in people who don’t have celiac disease, it actually increases the risk.


Odd New Marijuana-Related Illness Sending People to the ER

In states where marijuana has been legalized, more people are being diagnosed with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome – which causes nausea and vomiting.


Study Finds Pharma Reps Influence Doctor Prescription Decisions

A new study suggests that in teaching hospitals that restrict drug reps, doctors prescribe more generic drugs than branded drugs.


Fears of Tick-Borne Powassan Virus Increasing, Experts Warn

The tick-borne Powassan virus may be rare, but studies and cases of human infection suggest that the virus may becoming more common.


The Problem of Antibiotic Resistance is Getting Much Worse

Scientists have detected a disturbing form of antibiotic-resistance on U.S. farms, but it’s not the type they anticipated, and they don’t know how it wound up there.


Replace Junk Food Snacks with This FATTY Snack to Lose Weight?

Snacking on 1/4 cup of peanuts 3 or 4 times a week may help adults lose weight and prevent obesity in children and adolescents.


Could Pollinator Drones Soon Replace Bees?

Scientists in Japan have created tiny drones that pollinate plants; and if bees disappear, the insect-size drones are intended to replace them.


Resveratrol may Benefit Your Arteries, Especially if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in foods like grapes and blueberries, was shown in a new study to reduce aortic stiffening in people with diabetes.


Scientists Modify Antibiotics to “Rip Apart” Superbugs in Minutes

By “supercharging” certain antibiotics, scientists have found that drug-resistant bacteria can be overpowered and killed. A solution to antibiotic-resistance?