A technique that scientists have used to create mouse embryos from skin cells may someday be used to create human babies.
A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.
Experts say that whether food allergies are increasing is uncertain, as many people who self-diagnose don’t know the medical definition of “allergy.”
The yellow fever outbreak currently sweeping the jungles of Brazil could be the next Zika virus in the United States, health officials say.
A type of superbug has increased 700% since 2007 in U.S. children, who are more likely to have a negative outcome than adults.
More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.
Several volcanoes around the world showed signs of activity in December, including a massive supervolcano believed to have wiped out the Neanderthals.
Drug-resistant superbugs are more prevalent than previously thought, researchers say, and it’s easy for them to hide because many people are asymptomatic.
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.
In states where marijuana has been legalized, more people are being diagnosed with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome – which causes nausea and vomiting.
A new study suggests that in teaching hospitals that restrict drug reps, doctors prescribe more generic drugs than branded drugs.
The tick-borne Powassan virus may be rare, but studies and cases of human infection suggest that the virus may becoming more common.
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.
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.
Scientists in Japan have created tiny drones that pollinate plants; and if bees disappear, the insect-size drones are intended to replace them.
Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in foods like grapes and blueberries, was shown in a new study to reduce aortic stiffening in people with diabetes.
By “supercharging” certain antibiotics, scientists have found that drug-resistant bacteria can be overpowered and killed. A solution to antibiotic-resistance?