Maternal stress arising from perceived racial discrimination could cause premature births and lower birth weights
Rapid diagnostics can flag outbreaks of “superbugs” before they spread
The “Ready, Set, PrEP” program will provide donated drugs that could protect up to 200,000 people a year for 11 years
The medical community is joining forces to protect adults with certain chronic health conditions from the serious complications of influenza.
Four health care workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were killed in two attacks last week, and six others were injured
We can foresee a day when fear of exposure to peanuts and other allergens is no more
Residents near renovation sites claim noxious emissions from pipe inserts are making them sick
Recycled wastewater can be cleaner than bottled water, but people still avoid drinking it because of their disgust over its past condition.
A new report of young adults in 146 countries finds that most did not meet recommended activity levels, especially girls
Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution . And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna talks about gene editing. ...
Some cosmetics and deodorants contain chemicals that, when released into the air, may pose a risk to human health
A slick coating, inspired by the carnivorous pitcher plant, could halve the liquid needed for flushing
While the number of deaths has gone down since 2013, new infections—such as the deadly Candida auris—have appeared
A new bill promises millions of dollars for lifesaving studies, and scientists should use it wisely
Global warming is already affecting public health, and efforts to address the problem are inadequate, a new report says
Amid privacy concerns, the tech giant plans to monitor mobility, menstruation and hearing via users’ Apple watches and iPhones
The global rise of “vaccine hesitancy” is changing the landscape of disease transmission
A psychologist general, on par with the surgeon general, would ease our minds
Study subjects with a gene variant that heightened their sensitivity to bitterness tended to eat fewer vegetables than people who didn’t mind bitter flavors. Christopher Intagliata reports...
Increased disease exposure and extreme weather events pose heightened risks for already vulnerable communities