A team of scientists have found that beams of light can help replace electric shocks for patients who suffer from potentially fatal heart rhythm disorders.
A new review of several studies confirms that the radiation from cell phones can actually negatively impact a man’s sperm.
According to the Environmental Integrity Project, over 55,000 California residents are being served up illegal and unsafe levels of arsenic in their tap water.
The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.
New standards are being proposed to help ensure animals live humane lives before slaughter, and that people are aware of what conditions they lived under.
The FDA has banned triclosan from antibacterial hand soap, but allows it to remain in toothpaste. Dentists’ opinions differ on the wisdom of that ruling.
Language barriers and confusing units of measurement often lead to parents giving their kids too much liquid medicine, but a simple syringe might fix that.
U.S. food insecurity in 2015 fell since 2013, but some 15.8 million U.S. families still lack enough food for active, healthy lives for all their members.
A Connecticut toddler is carrying an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli, making her the 4th person in the U.S. found to be harboring the superbug.
The first-ever genetically engineered meal has been consumed and nobody died, but is this win for science also a threat to humanity?
An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.
Glyphosate and other chemicals found in herbicides like Roundup are harming freshwater ecosystems, particularly a type of green algae.
The Baker’s Scoop HEB 100% Whole Wheat Flour’s 5-pound packages have been recalled due to foreign material found in some of the bags.
An encouraging new study shows that umbilical-cord blood transplants are more successful than bone marrow or traditional blood cell transplants.
Two cases of leprosy may have broken out in a California elementary school, prompting many parents to keep their kids home from school.
A survey released by UCLA found that when dealing with children’s concussions, most parents are doing more harm than good by following outdated advice.
Recent research reveals how toxic nanoparticles have been found in abundance in human brain tissue, largely due to air pollution.