CDC’s new guidelines for prescribing opioids are intended to prevent addiction and deaths from overdose, but not everyone is pleased.
Scientists recently developed an antibiotic from a fragment of a protein found in human breast milk, and they believe it could be the solution to drug-resistant superbugs.
Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?
A new study finds that rosemary oil and peppermint tea help seniors improve their memory, and chamomile tea fosters calm and contentment.
Last month, a pair of identical twins underwent an incredibly long surgery to separate them. The girls have now been released to the care of a local Ronald McDonald House.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning that a sweetener called Xylitol, which can be found in many sugar free gums, is poisonous to dogs.
Soil microbiota diversity (including earthworms) is vital for healthy food and ecosystems. Pesticides damage essential soil microbiota.
Researchers have released a list of 6 deadly sins they say are most likely to shorten your life. Avoid them and experience a longer, healthier life.
Being overweight is not as deadly now as it was in the 1970s, says a recent study, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore excess weight.
New research warns that tacking children off gluten, while citing celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, could actually be more damaging than helpful.
The FDA said last week that it would require stronger boxed warnings on fluoroquinolone antibiotics, which can cause permanent side effects.
New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.
A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”
Scientists hope to gather data on hundreds of thousands of people via a new video game for smartphones to help doctors better diagnose dementia.
Approximately 180,000 Munchkin pacifiers, the style “Latch TM lightweight pacifiers and clips,” have been recalled due to choking hazards.
Using edible utensils which biodegrade in just days if thrown out may cut down on use of plastics taking many years to degrade in the environment.