Hard as it may be to resist, do not swat at the bees that come at you
More than 120,000 people need life-saving transplantations
The drug-resistant bacteria can reportedly cause pulmonary and bloodstream infections as well as meningitis
The degree of risk almost certainly depends on the length and strength of exposure—but we still don't know how significant the actual danger is
The easy availability of guns poses a much greater threat to Americans than terrorism does
The guidance affects millions of couples across the Caribbean and Latin America
No one should really be shocked by this, although the extent of the increase in antibiotic resistance is troubling. New research looks at the development of the microbiomes in preterm infants...
Climate change poses significant threats to the populous nation
Serving wine in larger glasses boosted sales 10 percent in an English bar, possibly because customers think they're imbibing less per glass. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Chemists study the neurochemistry of alkaloids from the Mitragyna plant
Ethicists and medical experts are testing a system to distribute drugs in short supply that is inspired by the method used to prioritize organ transplants
India’s capital city scrambles to tackle its epic pollution problems
Vietnam insists that children are suffering today from the lingering effects of the infamous defoliant sprayed by U.S. forces decades ago. Scientists are undecided
The trove of raw, searchable information is designed to buoy future treatments
The gold-mining boom in southeastern Amazon is driving high levels of mercury contamination
Individuals do make lethal mistakes, but the main reason for preventable medical mistakes is a health care system inadequate to the complexities of 21st-century medicine
The continent begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is already understaffed and underfunded
Researchers rethink the link between infections in pregnant women and autism in children
One lab is using slow motion footage of people sneezing to study the physics of these disease-spreading expulsions. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on May 31, 2016...
Sexual transmission of Zika virus has been reported in 10 countries