Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:50:48 GMTTwelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:16:12 GMTGlobal leaders met at the United Nationals General Assembly in New York Wednesday to address what experts are calling one of the biggest threats to global health: antimicrobial resistance.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:28:32 GMTAn antibiotic-resistant superbug launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Sunday from the same Kennedy Space Center launch complex where the first manned mission to the moon lifted off and the bug will be studied by astronauts on the International Space Station.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:15:55 GMTOne family of superbugs, known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, may be spreading more widely than previously thought, according to a study published Monday (PDF) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:05:05 GMTInside NICU incubators at one United Kingdom hospital, premature babies have an unlikely companion -- colorful, crocheted octopi.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:01:59 GMTOf the thousands of refugees who come to the United States annually, some end up in Clarkston, Georgia, a diverse Atlanta suburb with a history of accepting immigrants.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:03:57 GMTLike many couples, Nico Morales and Latoya Jolly met online. Nico sent the first message while on vacation in Guatemala with his family in December 2015. Latoya's handle was pokejolly1993, a throwback to Pokemon and her birth year. Nico liked that they were both "children at heart." Soon after, the couple went on their first date.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:03:11 GMTOn February 22, 1997, the world learned about a secret project that scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland had been working on.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:26:30 GMTThe benefits of exercise are clear for those with a bad heart, but people often want to know how best to exercise, how much and how hard.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:37:18 GMTYou'd expect partisan questions about a politician's sanity, but now there's an unusual debate growing among licensed mental health professionals about President Donald Trump.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:39:46 GMTTodd Vance was serving in the US Army when the September 11 attacks occurred.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:59:44 GMTYes, go ahead and add yogurt to your healthy foods list if you haven't already. Whether you choose plain, Greek, flavored or low-fat, yogurt is a nutrient-packed snack that nourishes you with a generous amount of calcium and protein, along with B vitamins and minerals, including potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:40:09 GMTWhat do you do when you see or hear something strange and want to learn more? Perhaps no one around you knows, so you go online or turn to social media.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:05:03 GMTAfter almost four months apart, 2-year-old Dilbireen was reunited with his parents and met his newborn baby brother for the first time.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:30:26 GMTCould constant stress be making you fat?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:28:25 GMTWhen Keri Young found out that her unborn child didn't have a brain, she made an unthinkably selfless decision.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:49:22 GMTPageants are known for wanting complete perfection from their contestants. This year, the Miss Australia pageant has a contestant in a wheelchair, showing just how perfect women of all kinds can be.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:28:29 GMTAs transgender people fight for their basic civil liberties globally, courts in 20 countries have ruled on legislation recognizing their rights,
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:46:38 GMTScientists say they are one step closer to cracking the genetic "enigma" code behind the common cold.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:26:06 GMTEating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new research.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:30:32 GMTBritish teens with the highest test scores are less likely to smoke cigarettes yet more likely to drink alcohol and smoke pot compared with teens with lower scores, according to a study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal Open.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:18:21 GMTA herpes flare-up during early pregnancy doubles the odds of a woman giving birth to a child who is later diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Wednesday in mSphere, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:15:16 GMTThe Tonner Doll Company is releasing a transgender doll inspired by Jazz Jennings.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:45:09 GMTMy kids are in elementary school, a little young for the "weed talk," but I wonder whether the fact that recreational pot use is now legal in a number of states will complicate things once we start having those conversations.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:15:44 GMTFlu activity decreased slightly but remained at high levels across the United States during the week ending February 18, according to a report based on preliminary data issued Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:05:03 GMTAs White House press secretary Sean Spicer spoke Thursday about "greater enforcement" of federal marijuana laws, he seemed to link recreational pot use to a different type of drug: opioids.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:06:57 GMTAmerica's opioid epidemic continues: The latest numbers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, released Friday, show that one in four drug overdoses in 2015 was related to heroin. In 1999, just 6% of all overdoses were related to the drug.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:04:21 GMTLittle Tikes is voluntarily recalling 540,000 toddler swings after 140 reports of the swing breaking, posing a fall hazard. There have been 39 reports of injuries, including two children with broken arms.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:44:57 GMTThe Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era protections that allowed transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity has angered civil rights groups.