More than a half billion children were treated for these debilitating parasites in 2017—but even more are still suffering
Killing ticks and inoculating people has failed, so researchers try immunizing mice via vaccine-laced food
The EPA has been transformed from an environmental guardian into an agency that eschews science and uses cost-benefit analyses to reject regulations that would protect the public
A mom can pass the pathogen to her fetus—but the World Health Organization has removed “congenital Lyme disease” from its definitive diagnostic reference
The World Health Organization predicts the Democratic Republic of the Congo has enough of the experimental vaccine
A Nicaraguan study supports the idea preexisting dengue immunity may affect susceptibility to Zika
Detroit residents declined an offer of free street trees—but were more willing to accept them if they had a say in the type of tree. Jason G. Goldman reports.
A new report looks at the amount of pesticides that are making their way to our plates
It’s the leading cause of preventable death worldwide; migrant children are especially vulnerable; and time is of the essence in treating it
The technology utilizes smartphone speakers and microphone to monitor breathing
The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play
So-called molecular tests can be quicker and more accurate than what doctors use now
It’s time to get arsenic and other heavy metals out of our infants’ diets
Host-directed therapy can boost a patient’s immune response instead of relying only on antibiotics
Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Germany to Rwanda, including one on the discovery of the world's oldest known brewery, discovered in Israel.
Quadcopters with thermal imagery cameras can help detect vicious mini-mines that often kill or maim children
Fructose and sucrose can make it all the way to the colon, where they spell a sugary death sentence for beneficial bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports.
A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks...
Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse addresses record high stats among 12th graders