Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol
Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World...
A deeper data dive calls into question a 2018 study that found a spike in fatal traffic accidents apparently related to marijuana consumption on this date.
U.S. agencies warn doctors not to abruptly cut off the medications for long-time users
One in three gluten-free dishes tested at restaurants contained gluten—especially GF pizzas and pastas. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Everyday Einstein explains what contaminates our water, how it gets there, and what we can do to test it
A still-controversial test could be administered to toddlers to gauge their chances
Age-old taboos against menstruation have led to a lack of research on how women's cycles work, with serious consequences for their health
Fatty liver disease, linked to gene interactions with a high-sugar diet, can cause cancer and organ failure
When the discussion of reproductive health is dominated by the political will to control it, gaps in medical research get overshadowed
What we don’t know, why we don’t know it, and where we go from here
A new technology can rapidly rebuild a protective coating on existing lead pipes, but some consider this approach impractical
Loss of collagen protein depletes renewal cells that serve as skin’s fountain of youth
The story of a differential equation and a medical breakthrough
The World Health Organization is now promoting unproved traditional Chinese medicine
Typhus and other infectious illnesses hit homeless communities
Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...
Scientists say the rise in illnesses is due to a combination of government suppression of research, a lack of disease data and climate change
Surging conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is hampering efforts to stamp out the virus
Environmental change, urbanization and human movement are helping mosquitos spread