Some weaken their hosts’ immune systems by sacrificing themselves in kamikaze fashion, paving the way for successful infections later.
In humans and rats, eating cured meats might induce manic episodes.
A new study exonerates dairy fats as a cause of early death, even as low-fat products continue to be misperceived as healthier.
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Machine learning might speed up screening, but it also risks missing nuances a human clinician could catch.
As marathon participation declines, more people are signing up for extreme events such as Spartan and Tough Mudder.
Several new studies have rejuvenated a long-dismissed idea that links the common brain disease to the viral infections.
When Trump administration officials opposed a WHO breast-feeding resolution, they followed a long history of policymakers listening to baby-formula manufacturers.
In the Czech Republic, terapie tmou is said to restore the psyche—through seven days without light.
A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.
The stress of dealing with them wears on reporters, and it can be hard to know when they mean real danger.
People with Angelman syndrome now have their own unique medical code, which will make it easier to track and study the condition.
A new CDC report highlights geographical trends in leisure-time physical activity.
A company that uses sensors to recognize the sound of gunshots could help solve the epidemic.
A conversation with the head of the department of human services in the first state to force a group of people to work in exchange for medical care
The director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse pointed to economic factors as a cause of the epidemic.
“There is a real reason for us to be scared,” President Obama’s Ebola czar said.
The head of the Commonwealth Fund, which compares the health systems of developed nations, pinpoints why America’s is so expensive and inefficient.
Canada’s marijuana legalization offers lessons for the rest of the world.
A pediatrician explains how the trauma of family separation can change biology.
By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.