An encouraging new study shows that umbilical-cord blood transplants are more successful than bone marrow or traditional blood cell transplants.
Two cases of leprosy may have broken out in a California elementary school, prompting many parents to keep their kids home from school.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature has reclassified giant pandas from Endangered to Vulnerable, thanks to China’s conservation efforts.
A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.
Recent research reveals how toxic nanoparticles have been found in abundance in human brain tissue, largely due to air pollution.
Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.
The Zika virus may be sweeping Central and South America, but Cuba’s efforts at declaring war on the virus seem to be winning.
A new Welsh policy called “deemed consent” says that anyone residing in Wales is assumed to be eligible for organ donation unless they physically opt out.
Bruno the dog has become an iconic resident in Longville, Minnesota, thanks to his daily 4-mile trek into town to meet and greet with the locals.
More Americans are using marijuana than ever before, yet marijuana abuse has not increased, and fewer people view it as harmful.
The U.K. government announced on September 3 that it would require cosmetics companies to phase out microplastics in their products by the end of 2017.
Gatorade has a new organic line of its energy drinks. They are still loaded with sugar, but that sugar is organic now. There are a few more differences.
A recent study has found that one in four chickens at the most common UK supermarkets contain antibiotic resistant E. coli.
A 2-year-old dog named Maya has become somewhat of a celebrity in Spain after refusing to leave the hospital where her owner is staying for over 6 days.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is taking an herbal supplement known as kratom off of the market, upsetting many who use the plant for their health.
In November, residents of Denver, Colorado, will vote on whether marijuana consumption should be permitted in some indoor venues.
The FDA has given companies a year to remove 19 antibacterial chemicals from hand soaps and body washes, including triclosan, a potential hormone disruptor.