A Swedish researcher is the first-ever scientist to attempt to edit genes of healthy human embryos in an effort to treat infertility and eradicate diseases
The UN General Assembly formally approved a declaration aimed at helping world leaders tackle the humanity-threatening problem of antibiotic resistance.
New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.
In the wake of toxic levels of pollution, scientists have developed over the counter inhalers to help protect lungs from the worst of it.
Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.
A leading group of pediatricians warned this week that codeine should never be used in children for pain relief or as a cough suppressant.
A new study finds that the five second rule is total bunk. Instead the type of food you drop on the floor is much more important.
FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.
A sinkhole has been leaking radioactive water into Florida’s drinking supply, and the company responsible has concealed it for weeks.
New research shows that household dust is packed with toxins from regular household items and cleaning products, causing unknown health damage.
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.