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Vitamin B12 deficiency: If you notice this change in your skin you could be lacking B12
40% of Americans have some level of vitamin B12 deficiency. A pale, yellow tinge to the skin could indicate this deficiency. More...


Screens Might Not Be Ruining Kids' Sleep After All
A study out of the University of Oxford in the UK suggests that the effects of screen time on kids' sleeping habits aren't as dramatic as often assumed. More...


Blue Cross changes opioid coverage, drops standard OxyContin
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has announced new changes to its opioid policy, including a decision that the insurer will no longer cover the standard formulation of OxyContin. More...


Florida surgeon mistakenly removes woman’s kidney during surgery
A Florida doctor is facing losing his license to practice medicine after he mistakenly removed a perfectly healthy kidney from a back-surgery patient because he thought it was a cancerous mass. More...


Second Blood Pressure Med Recalled for Contamination
Irbesartan manufactured by SciGen has been recalled for containing a carcinogenic chemical. More...


High Vitamin D Levels Linked with Better Fitness
High levels of vitamin D are linked with better fitness, according to a new study. More...


Common blood pressure medication linked to greater lung cancer risk, study says
Hypertension medication linked to increased risk of lung cancer according to a new report. More...


Say cheese! Eating fermented dairy products such as cheddar, sour cream and yoghurt reduces your risk of a heart disease
Finnish experts found eating fermented dairy products can lower the risk of the world's leading killer by 26% - but only in men. More...


Organic food lowers blood and breast cancer risk, study finds
Eating only organic food could slash cancer risk by 25% a new study claims. More...


Grandma Was Right: Sunshine Helps Kill Germs Indoors
A study by researchers at the University of Oregon found that sunlight rooms have about 50% less bacteria. More...


Not exercising worse than smoking, according to new study
But a new study goes found that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease. More...


Scientists discover 'vaping worse for your health than smoking'
VAPING COULD be worse for your health than smoking, according to newly-published research into the effects of using e-cigarettes. More...


Adequate consumption of 'longevity' vitamins could prolong healthy aging, nutrition scientist says
70 percent of Americans are deficient in one or more these key nutrients linked to longevity. More...


Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiac Researcher
Some 31 studies by Dr. Piero Anversa contain fabricated or falsified data, officials concluded. Dr. Anversa popularized the idea of stem cell treatment for damaged hearts. More...


Keto diet may protect against cognitive decline
Ketogenic, or keto, diets may help keep the brain healthy and young, as new research in mice seems to suggest. More...


Study: Antisocial behaviors in children linked to parenting
Less parental warmth and a more harsh home environment affect how aggressive children become and whether they lack empathy and a moral compass, according to a new study. More...


After trying an intermittent fasting diet, study says 3 diabetic men were able to stop taking insulin completely
A new study suggests that the diet could have additional benefits for people with type 2 diabetes More...


Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - the one 'annoying' symptom you should never ignore
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include feeling tired, a decline in mental abilities, and having a sore tongue. But you could also be at risk of the condition if you have an eye twitch. More...


Men seeing drastic drop in sperm count, study claims
A new study shows that male infertility has been skyrocketing - with the amount of men seeking treatment going up 700% and the quality of semen dropping dramatically over the last 15 years. More...


Study: Artificial sweeteners toxic to digestive gut bacteria
Artificial sweeteners commonly used in foods and drinks have a toxic effect on digestive gut microbes. More...


Researchers find key to slowing the aging process
The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday it may have discovered something akin to the fountain of youth. More...


Processed Meats Linked To Breast Cancer, Study Says
Eating processed meats like bacon, sausages and ham could increase the risk of breast cancer, a study has said. More...


Ex-Content Moderator Sues Facebook, Saying Violent Images Caused Her PTSD
A former content moderator for Facebook has filed a lawsuit claiming her job led her to develop post-traumatic stress disorder. More...


Mediterranean diet could prevent depression, new study finds
A Mediterranean diet -- rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish -- could help lower a person's risk of depression, a new study says. More...


Just 2 minutes of high intensity exercise is as good as 30 minutes of moderate workout, study finds
ust a few minutes of exercising as hard as you can may be just as good for you as a longer work out - at least at the cellular level, a small new study suggests. More...


Walking for 35 minutes a day could halve elderly people's risk of having a severe stroke, study claims
A daily stroll could lower older people’s risk of a severe stroke by 50%, according to a new study. More...


'No evidence' high levels of 'bad' cholesterol cause heart disease, doctors claim
17 physicians from across the world appear to have dispelled the theory that there are links between having high LDL-C levels - known as bad cholesterol - and fatty deposits that clog arteries More...


Raising Kids With Religion Or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health: Study
A new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age. More...


Childhood Trauma And Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities
People with low-income and educational attainment, people of color and people who identified as gay, lesbian or bisexual had significantly higher chance of having experienced adversity in childhood - and chronic health problems later in life. More...


Green Tea Phytosome: Meet The Supplement That Promotes Weight Loss & Detoxification
research suggests that a form of green tea extract known as green tea phytosome may help with weight loss and detoxification. More...


Are household disinfectants making kids overweight?
80% of obese children came from households where disinfectant cleaners were used on a weekly basis, typically multi-surface cleaners. More...


1 in 4 Elderly Americans Hooked on Xanax, Study Says
One in four older Americans who use prescribed drugs such as Xanax for sleep issues and depression end up becoming addicted, according to a new study. More...


Study Shows High Suicide Attempt Rate for Transgender Teens
A new study has confirmed that teenagers identifying as transgender attempt suicide 350% more than teens in the general population. More...


Scientists find that hundreds of gut bacteria are electric
New research uncovers a surprising fact about numerous types of gut bacteria: they can generate electricity. More...


Having Actual Conversations With Toddlers Boosts Their IQ
Talking with toddlers can improve their IQ and their language skills, according to a new study published this month. More...


Full-fat dairy may boost longevity and health
A large global study has found that people who consume full-fat dairy have lower rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality than those who do not. More...


Number of children in US with ADHD tops 10 percent
The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the past 20 years, according to a study released Friday. More...


Chinese medicine ingredient may help reduce obesity
A herbal ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicines may help you to reduce your body weight, a new study has found. More...


Babies conceived via IVF are SIX TIMES more likely to have high blood pressure at 16 with experts warning the fertility treatment 'comes at a price'
Thousands of children born each year by IVF could be at risk of serious heart problems in later life, a study suggests. More...


Highest levels of viruses at airports found in plastic security trays, study reveals
Plastic security trays retain the highest levels of viruses at airports, a study has found. More...


Four in five adults at risk of early death, heart-age test shows
Doctors call figures for England alarming and urge people to adopt healthier lifestyles More...


Rapid-onset gender dysphoria linked to social media use
Rapid-onset gender dysphoria might spread through groups of friends and may be a harmful coping mechanism, a new study suggests, but more research is needed. More...


Air Pollution Linked to Decline in Cognitive Performance
A study compares verbal and math test scores to air quality measurements in China and finds a correlation. More...


Scientists Discovered A New Type of Brain Cell That May Only Exist in Humans
The cells, revealed to be inhibitory neurons, may one day unlock the mystery of what makes us truly different from other animals. More...


Study claims red meat, cheese aren't as bad for your diet as previously thought
Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, found that people who scarf down higher levels of red meat and cheese are likely to live longer. More...


Mom charged after drugs in breast milk killed baby, prosecutors say
In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors are arguing that 30-year-old Samantha Jones killed her 11-week-old son, R.J., by breastfeeding while using drugs. More...


Strawberries could treat bowel disease: The little red fruits may reduce diarrhoea and weight loss in people with Crohn's disease or colitis
Eating a handful of strawberries a day could help millions of people cope with inflammatory bowel disease. More...


Maple leaf extract could nip skin wrinkles in the bud
Scientists report that an extract from the leaves may prevent wrinkles. More...


Weaponizing oxygen to kill infections and disease
Scientists report that they are now making advances in a new technique that avoids antibiotics, instead using light to activate oxygen, which wipes out bacteria. More...


Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds
A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health. More...


Thyroid medication - Levothyroxine and Liothyronine tablets - recalled over ingredient concerns
A pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling a thyroid medication over concerns about an ingredient in the tablets. More...


Vaccines Aren't Linked to Autism, But This Infamous Pesticide Might Be
Exposure to the notorious pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) during pregnancy could raise the risk of a child developing autism. More...


Iowa boy, 14, dies after complaining of headache
Christopher Bunch died following complications from Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) known to occur after either an infection or a vaccination. More...


Toxic 9/11 dust & smoke linked to nearly 10,000 cancer cases in New York
Almost 10,000 people have a cancer diagnosis that is somehow linked to breathing in hazardous particles following the September 11 Twin Tower terrorist attack in New York City. More...


Powerful sleeping pills taken by hundreds of thousands boost the risk of Alzheimer's, major study warns
Sleeping pills taken by hundreds of thousands may boost the risk of Alzheimer's, a study suggests. More...


Weight loss tip: Make sure you include these ‘negative calorie’ foods in your platter
These foods will help you lose weight faster. More...


Expectation to check work email after hours hurting our health and relationships, study says
Being expected to check work email during non-work hours is making employees, as well as their significant others, experience higher levels of anxiety, a study shows. More...


More Drug Makers Tagged as Valsartan Recall Grows
More than 20 countries have issued recalls of Valsartan due to contamination of cancer causing NDMA by Chinese and Indian manufacturers. More...


Blue light from phones, tablets could accelerate blindness and hurt vision, study finds
The blue light beaming from smartphones and tablets is changing cells in our eyes that could accelerate blindness, according to a study. More...


EU says second China company made tainted heart drug
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday that a second Chinese contract manufacturer, Zhejiang Tianyu, had produced a common blood pressure and heart drug with an impurity that could cause cancer. More...


The world is getting a harsh taste of China's unsafe medicine supply chain
This summer, medicines from China have led to two global recalls, posting a huge setback for consumer confidence in the safety of Chinese food and medicines. More...


Unregulated food additives could harm children, UW study says
The University of Washington is calling on the FDA to review more than 1,000 food additives 'generally recognized as safe' and to reform the food regulatory process. More...


Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible
In a study conducted in mice, researchers from Johns Hopkins were able to confirm that a Western-style diet - high in fats and cholesterol - has a negative impact on hair and skin health. More...


These Are the Foods That Cause the Most Illnesses, the CDC Says
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists foods most likely to cause foodborne disease. More...


Off Your Mental Game? You Could Be Mildly Dehydrated
Dehydration is tied to a range of subtle effects - from mood changes to muddled thinking. More...


FDA warns doctors against 'vaginal rejuvenation' treatments, says procedures pose serious risks
'Vaginal rejuvenation' procedures - touted as a cure for incontinence or painful sex for older women - can actually lead to 'serious adverse events, including vaginal burns, scarring' and even more pain during intercourse, federal health officials said Monday. More...


FDA issues recall for blood pressure medication due to cancer risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall for several drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure due to the risk of cancer. More...


An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says
People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. More...


Diabetes: Eating cucumber could help reduce blood sugar levels
Eating cucumber could reduce symptoms related to high blood sugar levels including increased thirst, headaches and blurred vision. More...


FDA Adds Stronger Warnings to Fluoroquinolones
A powerful class of antibiotics will now come with stronger safety warnings about dangerous drops in blood sugar and neurological side effects that can include delirium and memory problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. More...


Exercise Is Even More Crucial For Your Gut Than We Thought - Here's Why
Research from San Francisco State University has found that cardiovascular exercise can boost the microbiomes in the gut. More...


Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers from Harvard Medical School reported in the journal Neuron evidence suggesting herpesviruses can spark the cascade of events that leads to Alzheimer’s disease. More...


Eating just ONE orange a day reduces people's risk of blindness by 60% due to the citrus' high antioxidant levels
Eating just one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness, new research suggests. More...


4-month-old dies from meningitis likely contracted from unvaccinated person
Two days after Killy had received his 4-month-old vaccinations, Dempsey and her fiance Gabriel Schultz were informed that their baby had most likely contracted meningitis. More...


High blood pressure threatens the aging brain, study finds
High blood pressure later in life may contribute to blood vessel blockages and tangles linked to Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. More...


Major study finds 'no evidence' that cannabis relieves chronic pain
A large study stretching over a 4-year period challenges popular beliefs, as it finds 'no evidence' that cannabis use improves the symptoms of chronic pain. More...


Cross species transfer of genes has driven evolution
University of Adelaide scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today's mammals, and been an important driver of evolution. More...


'Babies given solid food sooner sleep better'
Babies given solid food plus breast milk from three months sleep better than those who are solely breastfed, according to a new study. More...


Physician burnout, depression can lead to major medical errors: Study
Medical errors contribute to an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine. More...


Feeling younger than your age could be a sign your brain is healthy, according to new research
According to a new study, people who feel younger than their age are more likely to have healthier brains. More...


Coffee Really May Help You Live Longer, According to Science
Drinking any amount of coffee, be it regular or decaf, may help you live longer, according to a new study More...


How the keto diet could improve efficiency of a new cancer drug
A ketogenic diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found. More...


Heads Up: This Common Food Can Increase Fertility. Here's What You Need To Know
A recent study from Rovira i Virgili University has found that nuts significantly increase sperm count, vitality, motility, and morphology of sperm. More...


Some 35,000 Science Papers Could Have Doctored Images And Need to Be Retracted
A new analysis of almost 1,000 scientific papers has revealed a shocking number contained inappropriately duplicated images. 10% of these ended up being retracted. More...


How Florida's new opioid-prescription law affects you
As Florida's new law on opioid prescriptions went into effect Sunday, patients seeking relief from pain may find there have been changes in what they are prescribed, dosages and physicians who will treat them. More...


Study Confirms Dense Breasts Are Prone to Cancer
Using automated breast density measurements, Norwegian researchers were able to more precisely confirm that women with dense breasts have a higher risk of breast cancer. More...


Diabetes type 2 - prevent high blood sugar by adding this cheap oil to your diet
Adding olive oil to your dinner could help to prevent high blood sugar symptoms, a doctor has revealed. More...


Flight attendants get more uterine, thyroid and other cancers, study finds
As a group, flight attendants get certain cancers more than the general population, according to a new study. More...


Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease
Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease. More...


World Health Organization adds gaming disorder to disease classifications
The World Health Organization proposed adding gaming disorder to its new comprehensive manual of disease classifications, angering the gaming industry. More...


Helicopter parenting linked to behavioral problems
Children with over-controlling parents aged two struggled to manage their emotions later in life, study finds More...


Fatty, high-carb foods light up your brain like drugs
A new study from Yale University indicates that foods like macaroni and cheese and pizza might be stimulating our brains like addictive drugs. More...


Exercise caution, Type 2 diabetes may be a sign of pancreatic cancer
Onset of type 2 diabetes may be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer - one of the most deadliest forms of cancer, scientists say. More...


More than a third of American adults take prescription drugs linked to depression, study says
More than a third of American adults are taking prescription drugs that carry a potential risk of depression. More...


Doctors Told Not To Order Electrocardiograms For Low-Risk Patients
Doctors shouldn't routinely perform electrocardiograms on patients at low risk for heart disease, an influential federal panel is recommending. More...


Lonely People Twice As Likely To Die From Heart Problems
Loneliness may double a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research has found. More...


72% of Canadian men are unhealthy, study says.
Men from the Atlantic region are among the unhealthiest of unhealthy Canadian men, according to a study to be released this week by the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation. More...


Plant-based diet lowers risk for chronic diseases, weight gain, death
Several studies presented at Nutrition 2018 highlighted the health benefits of a vegetarian or primarily plant-based diet. More...


Pre-Cut Melon In 8 States Recalled For Salmonella Outbreak
The FDA and CDC are investigating an outbreak linked to 60 illnesses and at least 31 hospitalizations in five states. More...


Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds
Toddlers in America are eating too much added sugar, and the problem only gets worse as they get older, a new study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control found. More...


Study reveals which countries have the highest and lowest levels of cancer
A massive study of 195 countries has found which countries have the lowest and highest levels of cancer, the Daily Mail reported. More...


FDA wants to shorten new drug monopolies to cut costs
In an effort to increase competition and bring down prescription drug prices, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb wants to speed approval times for rivals to promising new first-to-market medicines. More...


Prostate cancer immune system drug results could be 'spectacular'
Drugs that boost the immune system have saved the lives of some men with terminal prostate cancer, say doctors in the UK. More...


'Millions' prescribed wrong dose of common drugs
According to updated calculations published this week, over 11 million people in the United States may have been given the wrong prescription for a range of commonly used drugs. More...


No chemo? Triangle doctors excited by new findings for breast cancer patients
Many breast cancer patients may be able to skip the chemotherapy process according to a new study of 10,000 women. More...


Common Antimicrobial in Toothpaste and Household Products Linked to Inflammation and Cancer
The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys. More...


5G Wireless Service Is Coming, And So Are Health Concerns Over The Towers That Support It
300,000 new high frequency antennas installed closer to users is raising concerns. More...


Want to get pregnant fast? Try seafood diet to increase your libido
If you want to get pregnant fast, a new study suggests seafood diet could increase your libido and increase your chances. Such a diet is a good source of important protein and other nutrients for women. More...


NUTRITION: Evidence supports benefits of Nordic diet
The World Health Organization released statements in early May touting its nutritional benefits. More...


Exercise helps treat addiction by altering brain's dopamine system
New research by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions has identified a key mechanism in how aerobic exercise can help impact the brain in ways that may support treatment-and even prevention strategies-for addiction. More...


52 people sickened by fake CBD oil in Utah
U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah. More...


Purdue Pharma Knew of OxyContin Problems Soon After Release: Documents
A confidential Justice Department report shows drug maker Purdue Pharma knew about “significant” OxyContin abuse in its first years on the market. More...


Having a lie in on weekends might help you live longer
According to a study by Swedish and U.S. researchers, people under the age of 65 who get less than five hours sleep on the weekend had an increased risk of death. More...


14 most dangerous sunscreens for kids, according to experts
73% of the products either don't work or contain hormone disruptors or known carcinogens. More...


Lower Vitamin D levels Linked to More Belly Fat
Obese people who carry much of their excess fat around their waist are at risk of vitamin D deficiency, new research warns. More...


Age-related racial disparity in suicide rates among U.S. youth
New research suggests the suicide rate is roughly two times higher for black children ages 5-12 compared with white children of the same age group. More...


An egg a day may reduce heart disease risk, study finds
Eating one egg a day may significantly cut your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from Chinese researchers. More...


Overdoses on ADHD medications may be on the rise, study finds
The number of U.S. kids accidentally or intentionally overdosing on ADHD medications may be on the rise, a new study suggests. More...


More evidence companies pay some doctors to prescribe opioids
Perks such as payments, free meals and speaking fees may be strongly influencing some doctors to prescribe opioids, researchers reported Monday. More...


Study shows yogurt may dampen chronic inflammation linked to multiple diseases
A recent study explored the hypothesis that yogurt may help reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining. More...


Major depression diagnoses in US up 33 percent since 2013, study finds
Over the past five years, diagnoses of major depression in the United States have risen by at least 33 percent. More...


New Findings Conclude That Eating Eggs Is Generally Healthy Even For Diabetic Persons
Researchers at the University of Sydney have cleared up a continuing belief that eating eggs could increase cardiovascular risk for pre-diabetic and diabetic persons. More...


Eating fast food hurts women's chances of getting pregnant, increases infertility, study says
Eating fast food is affecting more than just your waistline, a new study suggests it could also decrease your chances of getting pregnant. More...


Why Does Hair Turn Gray? Scientists May Have Found A New Answer
A new study has shed light on the role our immune system could play in our hair turning gray when we deal with stress or illness. More...


Music Could Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients By Stimulating Their Brain, New Research Finds
Provided that the songs are 'meaningful' to the patient, music might have a positive effect on several parts of the brain for dementia patients, including Alzheimer's sufferers. More...


Rate of U.S. kids with autism has gone up a bit
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that while rates of autism in children in the United States continue to rise, some signs suggest things may be leveling off. More...


How bacteria are changing your mood
A controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are related to our brain, including conditions such as depression, autism and neurodegenerative disease. More...


Study: Even mild head injuries increase risk of Parkinson's disease
Even mild head injuries dramatically increase an individual's risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a new large-scale study on veterans. More...


Diet Soda Might Still Contribute to Diabetes, Rat Study Suggests
A new study indicates that artificial sweeteners could contribute to health problems like type 2 diabetes. More...


People with allergies and asthma have a higher risk of psychiatric disorders
A robust new study out of Taiwan has found evidence that people who suffer from allergies are more likely to develop a psychiatric disorder. More...


New tooth treatment could heal your cavities
Researchers may have found a way to rebuild cavity-damaged teeth without the use of expensive and painful treatments. More...


You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.
New research suggests the roots of friendship extend even deeper than previously suspected More...


Humans will be genetically modified for the first time in Europe as scientists get the go-ahead to use DNA-splicing therapy to treat blood disorder
Humans will be genetically modified for the first time in Europe after regulators have given the go ahead to trial DNA-splicing therapy. More...


Scientists find way to treat hearing loss by fixing cells deep inside ear
Scientists have found a new way to fix cells deep inside the ear, which could help millions of people who suffer from hearing loss. More...


Exercise Could Lower Your Chances of Getting Heart Disease Even if You're Genetically at Risk
A new study suggests that even if you have a genetic risk for heart disease, exercise can lower your risk by nearly 50%. More...


Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit
Many who try to quit say they cannot because of withdrawal symptoms they were never warned about. More...


Devices to quit smoking become the devices teenagers can’t quit
School and health officials fear vaping is creating a new generation of nicotine addicts. More...


DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one
Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it's time to test school kids. More...


A blockbuster gene-editing tool just got one step closer to overtaking GMOs
Foods edited with gene-editing tool Crispr won't be regulated as GMOs More...


New vitamin B3 pill mimics the effects of a crash diet and slashes heart attack risk by up to 25%
A twice daily pill can reverse cardiovascular ageing, according to a new study. More...


You're getting a bigger helping of toxic chemicals if you dine out often, study says
People who eat restaurant food more than home-cooked meals have nearly 35 percent higher levels of hormone-imbalancing chemicals called phthalates, scientists at George Washington University say. More...


Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers
Studies have shown that there is an association with Frank's sign, the visible external crease on the earlobe, and increased risk of atherosclerosis, a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. More...


Global Use Of Antibiotics Soars As Resistance Crisis Worsens
In recent years, antibiotic resistance has risen to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. More...


Medicare Is Cracking Down on Opioids. Doctors Fear Pain Patients Will Suffer.
Officials are close to limiting doses of the painkillers, but doctors say doing so could put older patients into withdrawal or lead them to buy deadly street drugs. More...


Meet Your Interstitium, A Newfound 'Organ'
Scientists discovered the new organ, which consists of fluid-filled spaces, in the body's connective tissue, including in the skin's dermis More...


New research suggests staying active, within reason, is the best medicine for back pain
New University of Alberta research is putting some kinks in assumptions about treating low back pain. More...


Omissions On Death Certificates Lead To Undercounting Of Opioid Overdoses
The country is undercounting opioid-related overdoses by 20 to 35 percent, according to a study published in February in the journal Addiction. More...


University Hospitals faces multiple lawsuits over Fertility Clinic incident
University Hospitals now faces multiple lawsuits following an incident at its Fertility Clinic that compromised hundreds of eggs and embryos stored in liquid nitrogen. More...


More kids are going to emergency rooms with severe allergies
More U.S. kids are being taken to emergency rooms with serious allergic reactions, new insurance data shows. More...


Lead Exposure Linked to 10 Times More Deaths Than Reported
A new study found lead exposure is responsible for more deaths in the U.S. than previously thought. More...


Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals
Researchers say they may have worked out why there is a natural loss of muscle in the legs as people age - and that it is due to a loss of nerves. More...


Human Empathy Linked with Genetic Variation
A study by scientists in the U.K., France, and the U.S. suggests that the degree of empathy we feel toward our fellow man is at least partly down to our genes. More...


Common 'Superbug' Found to Disguise Resistance to Potent Antibiotic
Some common superbugs appear to harbor a little-known type of resistance to a last-resort antibiotic, a new study shows, suggesting a worrying new way in which dangerous bacteria can evade one of the few remaining treatment options. More...


AI reconstructs whatever you see just by reading a brain scan
Given an fMRI scan of someone looking at a picture, an algorithm can reconstruct the original picture from the scan. More...


Crispr gene editing ready for testing in humans
Biotech companies plan to use the technique to treat blood diseases and blindness More...


Nanobots kill off cancerous tumours as fiction becomes reality
Researchers inject tiny devices into the bloodstream to deliver drugs with precision More...


Teens inhale cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes
Fruit flavors have the most chemicals, study finds More...


Gluten-Free Diet May Relieve Neuropathy Pain
A small study by British researchers suggests that a strict gluten-free diet may help protect against the nerve pain caused by gluten sensitivity. More...


Brain Surgery Performed On Wrong Patient After Hospital Id Mix-Up
Four Kenyan medical staff have been suspended from their Nairobi hospital after they inadvertently cut open the skull of the wrong patient for a brain surgery, following an ID mix-up. More...


How a push to cut costs and boost profits at surgery centers led to a trail of death
A Kaiser Health News investigation of public records found that surgery centers have risked lives by operating on frail patients, by skimping on life-saving training and equipment and by sending patients home too soon. More...


These NHS Staff Were Told The Swine Flu Vaccine Was Safe, And Now They're Suffering The Consequences
Dozens of NHS workers are fighting for compensation after developing narcolepsy from a swine flu vaccine that was rushed into service. More...


Potentially Toxic Levels Of Lead And Other Metals Found In E-Cigarette Vapor
There may be toxic levels of metals -- including lead -- that could be leaking from the heating coils of your device. More...


Blood/Urine Biomarker Tests Developed for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Scientists at the University of Warwick, U.K., have developed biomarker-based blood and urine tests for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which could enable earlier diagnosis in children. More...


Home cleaning products may be as harmful as 20 cigarettes a day
A study by scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway finds that regular use of cleaning sprays can have the same health impact as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. More...


Google has developed an AI that can predict heart disease by staring into your eyes
Our eyeballs apparently contain information that could revolutionize cardiovascular medicine. More...


Drinking Alcohol Tied To Long Life In New Study
Drinking could help you live longer according to a study presented last week at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science More...


New DNA nanorobots successfully target and kill off cancerous tumors
Scientists used tiny autonomous bots as intelligent delivery vehicles to cure cancer in mice More...


The maker of OxyContin will finally stop marketing the addictive opioid to doctors
The move comes after the company helped cause an ongoing drug overdose crisis that has killed hundreds of thousands. More...


Flu gone in a day? Japanese maker touts new drug
Japanese drug maker Shionogi claims it has developed a single-dose pill that can halt the flu virus within a day. More...


Parents warn their children are having hallucinations, threatening suicide while taking Tamiflu
As flu cases are on the rise across the country, parents are raising concerns after their children started hallucinating after taking Tamiflu. More...


Pharmacist says natural drugs can work as well as Tamiflu to fight flu
Pharmacists said they are doing their best to keep Tamiflu on the shelves during this historic flu season, but even if they don’t have it, there are great alternatives. More...


Positive age beliefs may protect against dementia among high-risk older adults
Research published in PLOS One indicated that older adults who have positive beliefs about old age are less likely to develop dementia than those with negative age beliefs. More...


UV light may be used to fight the flu in public places
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are developing far-UVC that could kill the airborne flu virus in public places. More...


The American Kratom Association (AKA) Demands FDA Stop Its Disinformation Campaign Against Kratom
Nine leading scientists in substance addiction and safety wrote to White House Opioid Crisis Team Leader Kellyanne Conway and Acting DEA Administrator Robert W. Patterson requesting they disregard the FDA's latest disinformation campaign against kratom. More...


Ont. couple contract 'hookworms' on Punta Cana vacation
A young couple is warning others about the risks of walking barefoot in the sand after they came home from a vacation in the Dominican Republic. More...


Air pollution can affect menstrual health, says study
According to experts from Boston University in Massachusetts, U.S., the negative health effects from air pollution exposure are infertility, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome. More...


6-year-old girl hallucinates, tries to jump out window after taking Tamiflu
A 6-year-old Texas girl suffered shocking side effects from flu medication - and her parents are urging people to be better informed about the common antiviral drug and other meds. More...


Cycling Does Not Damage Men's Sexual Health Or Increase Erectile Dysfunction Risk, Study Finds
Male cycling fans, rejoice! New research suggests cycling will not affect your sex life or impact your ability to get and sustain an erection, despite previous reports on the contrary. More...


Dad-of-two, 30, becomes one of UK's youngest Alzheimer's sufferers
A dad-of-two has become one of Britain's youngest Alzheimer's victims after being diagnosed at the age of 30. More...


Breast cancer survival 'unaffected by faulty gene'
Young breast cancer patients with faulty BRCA genes have the same survival chances as those without, a study has found. More...


Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people
Feral rhesus macaque monkeys at a Florida state park carry a herpes virus that could be dangerous, possibly deadly, to humans, according to a new study. More...


Magic Mushroom Treats Depression Without Emotional Numbing Effects Of Antidepressants
Psilocybin, the primary mind-altering compound found in magic mushrooms, may help alleviate symptoms of depression particularly in patients who have not benefited from traditional treatments. More...


Regular exercise takes off years of laziness, study finds
A little regular exercise can take away the years of damage people have done by sitting around and doing nothing, researchers reported Monday. More...


Ibuprofen use linked to male infertility, study finds
The ibuprofen dosage commonly taken by high-level male athletes can afflict their testicles with a condition seen often in elderly men and linked to lower fertility. More...


Bimodal Stimulation May Hold Promise As Chronic Tinnitus Treatment
An experimental device could help suppress tinnitus by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain, a team from the University of Michigan reports. More...


From Vegan To 'Keto' And Mediterranean: Experts Rank 2018's Best Diets
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Mediterranean diet as No. 1 in its Best Overall Diet category More...


Tea Drinkers May Be Less Likely To Develop Glaucoma
People who make it a daily habit to drink a cup of hot tea may be less likely to develop glaucoma symptoms compared to those who don't drink any, a study suggests. More...




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