AnIndian urologist has been inaugurated as president of a worldwide medical-ethics group, even as he faces corruption and conspiracy charges.
Scientists want to find solutions to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The latest weapon in their arsenal is Tasmanian devil milk.
If you see a teal pumpkin in front of a house this Halloween, it means that house is handing out non-food goodies to trick-or-treaters.
A large chemical leak in Atchison, Kansas, resulted in evacuations and shelter-in-place orders for thousands of people this morning.
Dr. William Harris believes that omega-3 fats play such a huge role in preventing disease that he is launching the Omega-3 Index.
Scientists are growing tiny human brains in the lab to study neurological diseases like autism. The brains aren’t conscious…for now.
A huge new study shows an association between hormonal birth control and clinical depression in women, but critics argue the link is weak.
The birth of baby mice made from eggs grown in a lab is sparking ethical debates over whether the technique should be used for humans by fertility clinics.
Research shows how parents are paying too much time to mobile devices and not enough time to their kids, causing stress and anxiety in countless homes.
A sad and disturbing study shows that opioids appear to dull people’s natural parenting instincts, putting children at risk.
A new investigation shows that Coca-Cola and PepsiCo gave money to 96 public health groups from 2011-2015. Conflict of interest?
A new study shows that obesity, excess weight circumference, and Type 2 diabetes increase the risk of liver cancer, both individually and together.
The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, but contrary to a magazine article published last week, it is far from dead.
U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.
Set to sell a Kirobo Mini robot in Japan, Toyota says that Kirobo is a companion that “you will come to love and be kind towards…just as it does to you.”
The DEA has ordered drug companies to produce fewer opioids in 2017, due to the opioid addiction crisis and a decreasing demand for the drugs.
A new study of healthy people taking antidepressants shows that the drugs often significantly increase suicidal feelings in users.