Thursday, February 19, 2015
Teenage fathers are likelier to have children with health problems because of mutations in their sperm, a study said Wednesday.
Sarka Dubska gave birth to both of her sons on a twin bed at home with the help of her husband — but no midwife. She would have preferred otherwise.
No more artificial flavors and colors in Butterfinger, Babe Ruth or any Nestle chocolate candies in the United States, because Americans want them gone, the Swiss food giant said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Satellites can help scientists follow parasites and viruses, and in some cases predict months ahead of time an outbreak of dengue fever or malaria, researchers said Sunday.
Monday, February 16, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given its approval for two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they're bruised or sliced.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
A six-day old premature baby has become the youngest infant to receive a heart transplant at a U.S. hospital, doctors and her proud parents said Thursday.
Friday, February 13, 2015
American parents may not have the resources of the National Security Agency, but it's not that hard for them to snoop on their smartphone-addicted kids.
Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably due to tobacco use.
Felicia Zander had a brain hemorrhage when she was six and spent more than a year in and out of hospital for X-rays, MRIs and about a dozen operations under general anesthetic.
The largest-ever DNA probe into obesity has thrown up scores of clues for the inherited factors behind a worsening health problem, researchers said on Wednesday.