Many people have turned to Tylenol all their lives to treat their flu symptoms, but acetaminophen, the medicine’s main ingredient, may not really help.
Health advisers are pushing the U.K. government to add folic acid to flour following a study that shows how pregnant women are lacking in the nutrient.
Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.
Will a rare form of sugar known as L-fucose soon be genetically engineered in order to ‘help treat skin cancer?’
The National Institutes of Health is set to launch a new study into how exposure to environmental toxins can spark disease at a young age.
Early exposure to agricultural pesticides may harm children’s lungs – even more than secondhand smoke – researchers are saying.
Research suggests that a rapid resting heart rate could be an indicator of early death, even in people without the usual risk factors for heart disease.
Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
That morning cup of coffee gives you pep, but a new study found that it might also be giving you mycotoxins, toxic metabolites produced by fungi.
Reducing the amount of sugar that children consume for as little as 9 days is all it takes for youngsters’ health to start improving, a new study says.
A $25 million study on GMOs and pesticide safety is slated to occur November 11. The study will investigate the health effects of GM crops.
In an unprecedented study, 100 lives will be monitored 24/7 for the next 25 years, tracking diet, exercise, disease, organ health, and especially DNA.
Just days after the EU announced a ban on the insecticide linked to bee deaths, a new study finds that the insecticide is killing off aquatic life.
Some research found that most plastics, even those that are BPA-free, still leach hormone-mimicking chemicals when exposed to normal conditions. While the research took place a couple years ago, it reminds us to think twice when using and purchasing plastics.
Gut health, which includes the balance of bacteria within your gut, may play an integral role in your behavior and even your risk of depression or anxiety.
Some recent research suggests that the benefits of green tea can be augmented when the tea is paired with another Eastern practice—tai chi.
Depressed women may have a higher risk of stroke, according to new research published online Aug. 11 in the journal Stroke. “We know that stroke can increase risk of depression, but depression itself may increase risk of future stroke,” said study author An Pan, a research scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.