Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Officials in France are calling for an inquiry into the common food additive E171 after a study found it can cause precancerous lesions in laboratory rats.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California environmental officials released an ambitious plan on Friday that seeks to cut the state's output of heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below 199
One potential candidate for Food and Drug Administration commissioner has supported the idea of allowing drugs on the market as long as they're safe but before they've been proven to be effective. But
Runner BethAnn Telford, 47, from D.C. was diagnosed with brain cancer 12 years ago. Now she's planning on running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President Donald Trump is committed to eliminating former President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan and other environmental initiatives, according to th
HealthDay News More Americans with mental illness and substance abuse disorders got health insurance after the Affordable Care Act was introduced, a new study shows.
(Reuters Health) - Natural American Spirit tobacco products are marketed as “natural” and “additive-free,” and many users think that means the cigarettes are safer to smoke, according to a recent U.S.
A hospital patient who occupied a bed for more than years was evicted after a hospital applied for a court order.
The Federal Trade Commission may not be ready to approve Walgreens acquisition of Rite Aid on concerns a divestiture of hundreds of stores to Fred's Pharmacy isn't preserving competition.
PARIS (Reuters) - Kazakhstan confirmed an outbreak of highly contagious H5 bird flu virus in wild swans by the Caspian Sea, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday, citing a repo
Because these products are not under the purview of the FDA, they aren't subject to the ban of certain toxins, and companies aren't required to reveal what makes them antimicrobial.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters)- When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world’s new leaders commit
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a blood test that can determine whether patients will survive or die from the Ebola virus.
Doctors have struggled to find an effective treatment for the condition, which affects around 3.5 million Americans a year. But Dutch researchers believe a cannabis-laced gum made in the US will wor
Research found illnesses obtained by the nursing, midwifery and health visiting sector were the biggest financial burden for the NHS in England, costing more than £442 million in terms of sick pay.
PARIS (Reuters) - The French government has ordered a review of the safety of titanium dioxide as a food additive after a scientific study released on Friday found health effects in animals that consu
A Saskatoon woman who says she was sterilized against her will is welcoming the launch of an external review of the Saskatoon Health Region's tubal l
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 (Reuters)- When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world's new leaders commit to fina
Here are the 5 possible scenarios for the marijuana industry under President Trump.
We explore exactly what stretch marks are after model Chrissy Teigen shows hers off on Twitter.
Former New York Jets defensive line backer Mark Gastineau has said he wants to work with you footballers to help them avoid head injuries and concussion to prevent problems in later life.
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers have created a new genetic engineering method that can be applied to bacteria, plants and human cells to help biologists study genes.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Villagers in northern England may soon see their electricity bills slashed by as much as 50 percent in a pilot project allowing them to use solar power around the
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Infertile women who are depressed are less likely to proceed with fertility treatments, a small U.S. study suggests.
MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - A French court ruled on Friday that German certification agency TUV Rheinland compensate thousands of women for its role in approving faulty breast implants produced by m
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers from the University of Exeter in England have discovered how two specific cell organelles work together to produce specific lipids.
Looking for foods to help your bloating you can try right now? Nutritionist and author of The Gut Makeover reveals 11 foods that can relieve your symptoms.
Nine governors visiting Capitol Hill criticized the Obama administration as too rigid, but many also urged lawmakers not to repeal the health law without a replacement.
Reuters Health - Cancer patients who experience depression can use both therapy and lifestyle tools to help support their mental health, according to a new patient resource from the JAMA Oncology jour
Scientists at USC believe children may be at greater risk of weight gain because their struggling for breath could cause them to play and exercise less. Asthmatic medication also causes weight gain.
Taste is not fixed. Deliciousness is even more subjective than we think. And making ourselves self-conscious about our food choices can help us reduce temptations by making those temptations less temp
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist based in Kensington and Chelsea, says there are numerous dangers to your health by not keeping it clean.
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign uncovered how bacterial enzymes prevent the immune system from fighting infections.