Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.
Gonorrhea that is becoming resistant to the last line of defense has made its way into Hawaii, which may usher in a new age of untreatable STDs.
The FDA will host a contest that will allow programmers to submit a smartphone app designed to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
Seven people across 4 states have become ill from meat packaged at Adams’ slaughterhouse in Massachusetts, 2 required hospitalization.
The rise in fatalities of childhood brain cancer represents the advancement in childhood leukemia treatments in the past 15 years.
A Swedish researcher is the first-ever scientist to attempt to edit genes of healthy human embryos in an effort to treat infertility and eradicate diseases
A new study published by Lancet examines how healthy countries are against UN standards, and none are doing exceptionally well.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted in a speech at a Kentucky high school that marijuana is NOT a gateway to harder drugs.
Over 218 Americans have high levels of the carcinogenic chemical chromium-6 in their drinking water, which can lead to cancer and other health problem.
A study has definitively linked earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma to fracking and drilling, which could cause man made disasters in the future.
Six-year-old Erin Cross’ parents raised $180,000 to send her to the US for experimental leukemia treatment. She is now in remission.
The UN General Assembly formally approved a declaration aimed at helping world leaders tackle the humanity-threatening problem of antibiotic resistance.
Kratom will be banned as a Schedule I substance this next week, though many are opposed. How can it be proven that it has medicinal benefits?
New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.
In the wake of toxic levels of pollution, scientists have developed over the counter inhalers to help protect lungs from the worst of it.
Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.