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?
Johnson & Johnson must pay $110 million to a woman who claims her decades-long use of talc-based products caused her ovarian cancer.
A study of nearly 900 children found that babies and toddlers allowed too much screen time have a higher risk of having speech delays.
Researchers in the U.K. have been given the go-ahead to start testing a new type of genetically modified “super wheat” despite objections by ca. 30 groups.
A project under development in Italy allows people to be buried in biodegradable “pods” that serve as nourishment for a tree planted on top.
Soda no longer tops the list of Americans’ favorite beverages; it has been replaced by bottled water.
Sweeping changes are coming to sell-by food labels to make them more uniform and easier for Americans to understand. Tell us what you think.
Recent research suggests that women who live in highly polluted urban areas may be more likely to have dense breasts, a known risk factor for breast cancer.