The stakes are high. A polypill offers a way to help millions lead longer, healthier lives.
These non-pharmaceutical treatments are proven effective, and in some cases, are creating a large hole in the lock that big pharma has on treatment options.
Scientists discovered a thriving ecosystem of “infectious organisms” aboard the station, some of which are similar to bugs found in hospitals on Earth, and some may be alien to our planet.
Today, a growing number of Americans not only accept fat in their diets, but many are even following regimens like the ketogenic diet that are up to 80 percent fat. But is this healthy?
Anti-vaccination headlines—like “HPV vaccine leaves another 17-year-old-girl paralyzed”—populate the Internet. That, and “Mom researches vaccines, discovers vaccination horrors, goes vaccine free,” are just a few examples of the fake science news stories shared this month on Facebook.
“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.”
This old wisecrack is credited to American late-night talk show host and comedian Johnny Carson. Sorry, Johnny, it may be funny, but you’ve got it wrong. Although giving up unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking and rich food will certainly improve your health, giving up sex will not.
Smoking just one cigarette a day is more dangerous than commonly thought, say researchers who have found it still raises the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke.
Flu season arrived early in the US this year, and it’s been deadly. To make matters worse, the current vaccine isn’t working very well against one of the most common strains of the virus.
Monkey excrement is causing such a serious health hazard, it’s being called “a new plague.” Find out how to protect yourself.
The research, published Wednesday in Science Advances, is one of the largest studies done thus far on fracking’s health effects.