A study of water supplies on dairy farms found that about a quarter of those tested had at least one water-quality issue. And average milk production for these farms was about 10 percent lower than farms with good water quality.
In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good. Though the calories soon burn off, a bad habit remains.
Activating an enzyme— known to play a role in the anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction— delays the loss of brain cells and preserves cognitive function in mice.
Food industries are now turning meat leftovers into high-protein content ingredients for food supplements, or to be added to processed food, including ice cream.
A new study aims to understand why recycling rates are so low in Great Britain and France, despite people expressing strong beliefs towards environmental behaviors.
Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain’s computational power, study finds.
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the specter of autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
New sunscreen labels on store shelves are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use. But, many sunscreens continue to carry SPF ratings that some experts consider misleading and potentially dangerous.
Regular consumption of coffee is associated with a reduced risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis, an autoimmune liver disease.
Research shows that purified components of ginger may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily.
The organic food industry is gaining clout on Capitol Hill, prompted by rising consumer demand and its entry into traditional farm states.
The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary.
Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to a healthy diet, but white vegetables, especially potatoes, shouldn't be forgotten.
A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it's not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle.
New approaches are dramatically changing the way breast cancer operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller scars, fewer long-term side effects and better cosmetic results.
New research finds that suicide, while strongly associated with psychiatric conditions, also correlates with environmental pollution.
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies— bed rest— doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock.
The sophistication of a global network of thieves who drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours sent ripples through the security world.
A study has identified influenza viruses circulating in pigs and birds that could pose a risk to humans.
Eleven years ago, Michael Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks across the room with help from a lightweight wearable robot.
Eating fish is good for your heart but taking fish oil capsules does not help people at high risk of heart problems who are already taking heart medications.
Wrigley says it is taking a new caffeinated gum off the market temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration investigates the safety of added caffeine.
Drinking one to three glasses of champagne a week may counteract the memory loss associated with aging, and could help delay the onset of degenerative brain disorders, such as dementia.
Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, a study suggests. Findings suggest that exposure to sunlight improves health overall, because the benefits of reducing blood pressure far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer.