Scientists have found virtual reality may help depression sufferers be less critical of themselves and reduce paralyzing symptoms of the disease.
Over 5 years, drug distributors flooded West Virginia with nearly 780 million pain pills. Half of those pills came from just 3 companies.
Report shows the pharmaceutical industry is spending much less on research and development investments because they are no longer paying off.
A products recommendation website recently tested 30 sets of children’s headphones to see which ones have the greatest potential to damage kids’ hearing.
The UK’s fertility regulator says fertility clinics can apply to start using techniques to create embryos from 3 parents.
Researchers have figured out how to vaccinate as few people as possible to prevent the spread of disease, though globalization would make it a challenge.
Researchers have discovered in Beijing’s smog the genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics, and it’s not clear how much of a health risk they pose.
The state of Washington is suing Monsanto over the company’s production of PCBs, which have contaminated “every waterway in the state.”
Bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Everglades have the highest mercury levels ever found in the species. Humans and other animals may also be affected.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a 428-page report that includes shocking statistics and a plan for fixing the nation’s opioid crisis.
A lot of highly educated people don’t trust GMOs or the scientists that work with them, so don’t let anyone tell you that you must be stupid to be anti-GMO.
Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”
A jury has awarded 6 people a whopping $1 billion over injuries they claim they received after being implanted with a faulty hip replacement device.
If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.
The government has approved the 1st major clinical trial of Ecstasy to treat people with PTSD that has not responded to traditional therapy.
The number of cancer deaths in women is expected to increase 60 percent by 2030, particularly in low- and medium-income countries.
Under the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA would be able to approve new drugs even faster than they are approved now. However, expediting drug approvals has proven deadly in the past.