Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMercury is a potent neurotoxin present in our daily lives and our body can accumulate it over the years. Food consumption, such as fish and rice, is the most common source of mercury exposure.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHookworm is an intestinal parasite that is the cause of millions of infections worldwide. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of these infections here.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal how changes to city design and transport across the globe could reduce the burden of road accidents, CVD, and type 2 diabetes.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe Sustainable Development Goals provide solid targets by which to measure global improvement. The first analysis of the data yields surprising results.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe belief that so-called obesity genes can hinder weight loss is called into question by a new study review. Genetics may not be so vital after all.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTPlaying the popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go is a distraction for pedestrians and drivers, and may cause motor vehicle crashes, study shows.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 03:00:00 PDTPHE is strongly advising people to stop using the product and to seek medical help urgently if they are concerned they have an infection.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTNew research finds growth in rates of e-cigarette use in England is positively associated with success rate of attempts to quit smoking.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTToxic chemicals that are associated with cancer and developmental and reproductive health problems have been found widespread in household dust.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTShould you pick up that piece of food that just fell on the floor? Belief in the 5-second rule would say yes, but researchers tell a different tale.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTThe glycemic index may not be a reliable measure of the rise in blood sugar levels after eating, as it varies widely between people and times of eating.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTThere has been a rise in the number of Americans choosing to go gluten-free, even though the prevalence of celiac disease has remained steady, study finds.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTThe amount of time a blood sample used for medical research has been stored at a biobank may affect the test results as much as the blood sample provider's age.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) details the design and validation of a low-cost, rapid and highly accurate screening tool - known as KlebSeq - for potentially...
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTPrompted by rapidly increasing resistance to antibiotics, the WHO have revised treatment guidelines for three STDs: gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTVarious agencies and organizations certify or approve foods, but what do their labels actually promise or guarantee? The Daily Meal investigate.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTFindings from a new study, reported in the journal mBio, may help food companies improve the quality of dairy products.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTWind instrument musicians are at an increased risk of a potential hazard dubbed 'bagpipe lung' that could lead to chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAntibiotics impact the type and number of bacteria found in a healthy gut. Could these changes be responsible for the mysterious rise of type 1 diabetes?
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTTattoos are becoming ever more popular. In the EU, the number of people with tattoos has increased from 5% in 2003 to 12% in 2016 (60 million people in the EU-28), with at least half of them having...
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn 6 months 40 kids required medical treatment at one trauma centre alone.Indoor trampoline park injuries are an "emerging public health concern," warn doctors in the journal Injury Prevention.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTSwapping an 8-ounce sugary drink for water reduces calorie intake, obesity prevalence, and benefits overall health, say Virginia Tech researchers.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTPeople who use cars as their primary form of transport may be putting their health at risk, after research reveals they weigh more than cyclists.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAtomic bombs dropped on Japan killed around 200,000 people in 1945. A new analysis investigates the 60-year health impact on survivors and their offspring.