Recent research has found that vitamin C supplementation may be nearly as effective as exercise in boosting and protecting heart health.
A new study shows that the practice of breast irradiation (mammograms) in an attempt to protect against breast cancer is harmful and should be abandoned.
Research shows that peppermint oil, in enteric coating to prevent heartburn, may be an effective alternative treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
There are tons of uses for tea tree oil. Here are 5 medicinal uses, and 5 household uses that should convince you to pick up a bottle today.
Researchers have figured out how to send thoughts over the Internet using a brain-to-brain connection and a huge magnet. What could go wrong?
Bayer is to pay a $5.6 million settlement over an explosion that killed 2 people at the company’s Institute, West Virginia pesticide plant in 2008
The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy published a study showing that antibacterial soaps are not any more effective than regular soaps for handwashing.
The civil war in Syria prompted the first withdrawal from the Global Seed Vault, buried beneath the frozen tundra of the Norwegian island of Svalbard.
A French court of appeal has upheld a judgement against US biotech giant Monsanto in the poisoning of a farmer with the herbicide, Lasso.
A new report shows that taking selfies proved to be more deadly than shark encounters, taking 12 lives this year of those taking memorable photos.
A BMJ report says the new federal nutrition guidelines recommended by a health expert lack the most recent dietary research and reinforce bad advice.
The FDA targeting the drug clozapine, used to treat schizophrenia, in order to better monitor patients for a blood condition known as neutropenia.
Kashi will pay $4 million in a false advertising lawsuit for advertising a GM-free product that was full of genetically modified ingredients.
Federal health experts are taking another look at Essure, a permanent birth control device for woman that is associated with numerous serious side effects.
Naguib Sawiris is planning on possibly providing a peaceful home to as many as 200,000 refugees who could inhabit islands he is negotiating to purchase.
Several brands of soft cheeses have been recalled in the wake of a Listeria outbreak that has sickened at least 24 people in 9 states and killed one.
The Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum has taken their plea to the courts to stop their government from reversing a GM crop ban.