Saturday, September 28, 2013
The latest species to join Dutch police is hard at work behind the blacked-out windows of a building in Rotterdam: rats learning to sniff out crime and a new forensic future.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Children -- like adults -- are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large U.S. study to gauge use by teenage students.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Eating more whole fresh fruit, especially blueberries, grapes, apples and pears, is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more fruit juice has the opposite effect, says a study.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Adult obesity in the U.S. still isn't budging, the latest government survey shows.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Australian doctors Friday called for the smacking of children by parents to be made illegal, saying it was too easy to blur the line between reasonable discipline and abuse.
Taller women may face a higher risk of many cancers than their shorter counterparts, according to a U.S. study released Thursday.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
The new MERS coronavirus that has claimed dozens of lives in the Middle East does not yet have the ability to trigger a pandemic, but vigilance is needed in case it mutates, French scientists said on Friday.
On any given day, some 80,000 patients in Europe are fighting an infection they picked up in hospital, often while in intensive care, the EU's disease monitoring agency said in a survey published on Thursday.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
A gene scorecard may one day help predict which youngsters are likely to grow out of childhood asthma and which will have the disease in adulthood, a study said on Thursday.
The mood-stabilizing drug lithium reduces suicide risk by more than 60 percent among people with depression, a study said Thursday.