Thanks to a promising new way of measuring DNA’s age, researchers from University of California Los Angeles have developed a biological clock that may, for the first time, estimate the chronological age of cells with relative …
Last week, about 140 countries signed the United Nations’ Minamata Convention, a global treaty that includes a ban on mercury for cosmetics and soaps.
U.S. teens may be drinking more sugary beverages than ever before, but younger kids in California are cutting back.
Want to get more active? Pay attention to the signs at your local park; they can boost your physical activity by 7% to 12%.
Hospitals are places of healing, but each year about 200,000 to 300,000 patients pick up infections in their surgical wounds, making them 60% more likely to spend time in the ICU than infection-free patients, and contributing to …
Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
It sounds like something a quack would support, but it’s true. There’s growing evidence that lifestyle changes such as eating a healthier diet and exercising more may be enough to prevent and even treat conditions ranging from …
Getting children to bed on time can be a chore, but it could pay off with fewer behavioral problems later on.
New research for the University of Guelph shows that the majority of herbal products on the market contain ingredients that are not listed on their labels.
The plants linked to salmonella-tainted chicken that has sickened nearly 300 people will remain open, despite calls to shut them down.
Claire Goss, 32, a Massachusetts mother of a 3-month-old son, has confessed in a blog post on Babble.com that she only bathes her baby about once a week.
When it comes to fitness, you can’t always get what you want