Americans eat more meat on average than citizens of any other nation, but new survey findings show that plant-based meat products are winning fans across the US.
Ending the Boko Haram insurgency is the last hurdle in Nigeria's race against polio
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens in America. But there may be ways to study the stress response and figure out who is most at risk.
Despite awareness of the importance of hand washing, most people often fail to do it properly.
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
Oxygen is vital for life, so much so that cells can sense when there isn't enough and adapt almost instantly. So how do they do it? The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology figured it out.
Shoppers struggle to make sense of food labels – and aren't always sure what they're eating.
Here are some immediate actions need to be made to avoid the unprecedented youth vaping epidemic in Indonesia.
Drunk without drinking? Liver damage without drinking? Gut bacteria might be the cause.
You only need a small amount of time to make a big difference.
Stanford professor's research has led to an increase in the number of kidney transplants in the United States.
When people get sick, they often suspect bacteria and viruses as the cause. But now the CDC is asking physicians and patients to consider another culprit: fungi.
Men and women who report a decrease in sexual activities are more likely to experience a deterioration in how they rate their overall level of health.
Bioengineers who are trying to grow replacement human tissues and organs are at the forefront of biomedicine. But you may be surprised by some of the materials they are using for this endeavor.
Fat-shaming is as ineffective as it is cruel. The bullying tactic also ignores the biological factors underlying obesity, which are not always under a person's control.
We need to keep active and exercise to stay healthy. So why not teach school kids some of the activities they'd go on to enjoy later in life?
The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.
Fungi live in everyone's gut – but now a new study reveals that this colonization may begin before birth.
We have developed an online tool to help authorities identify which areas they should focus on for reducing forest fires and haze in order to maximize overall health benefits.
How is NASA preparing astronauts for high-stress living on the Moon? Turns out the answer is by living in undersea bases just off the coast of Florida in a lab known as Aquarius Reef Base.