The US Food and Drug Administration pressed forward with its investigation of e-cigarette companies Friday, sending letters to 21 companies in an effort to uncover whether they are marketing products illegally and outside the agency's compliance policy.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 3:37 pm
Researchers in China say they've bred healthy mice with two mothers using a new type of gene editing technology, a significant feat that may help researchers better understand mammalian reproduction but carries significant ethical and safety questions.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 12:47 pm
The percentage of young kids in the US who received no vaccine doses has continued to rise, as have vaccine exemption rates, according to two reports published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 10:24 am
Indonesian police say they have broken up a child trafficking operation that was allegedly buying and selling babies on Instagram.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 8:08 am
With baseball playoffs starting, the football and hockey seasons upon us and basketball season waiting in the wings, sports fans are in ecstasy. September and October are the only months in which you can watch all four of those major American professional sports.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 5:40 am
A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don't make "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to stem global warming. But the planet isn't the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too.
Posted on: 12 October 2018 | 5:34 am
No matter where a family lives, welcoming a baby into the world can be a joyous occasion -- yet how a woman experiences birth varies drastically from country to country.
Posted on: 11 October 2018 | 6:31 pm
More than 60% of people with European ancestry can be identified by an anonymous DNA sample, simply by using data from consumer genetic databases, new research finds. This includes those who haven't undergone DNA testing themselves.
Posted on: 11 October 2018 | 3:47 pm
Three men with Type 2 diabetes used "intermittent fasting" to reverse their dependence on insulin, according to a report published Tuesday -- but you shouldn't try it without medical supervision, experts say.
Posted on: 10 October 2018 | 9:00 am
Ouch! The floodwaters that followed Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14, have spawned thousands of mega-mosquitoes across the state, according to entomologists.
Posted on: 10 October 2018 | 6:59 am
One in five Europeans is regularly exposed to noise levels that could "significantly" damage their health, the World Health Organization says, and it updated guidelines on those levels in Europe on Tuesday.
Posted on: 9 October 2018 | 6:02 pm
No matter where we live, weather touches each of us daily and the warming effects of climate change go beyond the physical environment.
Posted on: 8 October 2018 | 3:00 pm