Ask Well: Is There Such a Thing as ‘Traveler’s Constipation’?
Traveler’s constipation is probably real. And the scientific evidence behind it is fascinating.
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay nearly $4.7B to 22 plaintiffs in talcum powder lawsuit
A St. Louis jury awarded nearly $4.7 billion in total damages to 22 women and their families Thursday in the first case against Johnson & Johnson...
Did Flawed Data Lead Track Astray on Testosterone in Women?
A new challenge has emerged to the I.A.A.F. rules that could require some runners to undergo medical treatment to lower their hormone levels.
Giant hogweed severely burns Virginia boy, 17, sending him to hospital, report says
A Virginia teen suffered significant burns on his face and arm after reportedly being exposed to hogweed.
Nailed it: Man with world's longest fingernails finally clips them off
An Indian man who holds the record for the “longest fingernails on a single hand” reportedly got them clipped for the first time in more than six...
Virginia girl, 3, uses FaceTime to save father's life after he suffers stroke
A 3-year-old Winchester, Virginia girl has been hailed a hero when she used FaceTime to call her mother after he father suffered a stroke last week.
Multivitamins May Not Provide Heart Benefits
An analysis found no ties between multivitamins and the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease or stroke incidence or mortality.
First-ever color X-rays deliver astonishingly clear pictures for more accurate diagnoses, researchers say
Scientists from New Zealand recently performed the first-ever 3-D, color X-ray on a human being.
Teens with autism learn to code, design apps
Some teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have a difficult time finding work experience before embarking on college, but one...
Scientists ID Protein Exploited by Virus Ravaging West Africa
New research has uncovered a protein enabling the replication of arenaviruses, lethal pathogens spreading in West Africa. The research identified...
Citizen-Scientist Study Results Find Ticks Capable of Carrying Lyme Disease in 83 Additional U.S. Counties
More than 16,000 ticks were sent in by people across the country and tested for various bacterial infections. Results show ticks capable of...
Mice Don’t Know When to Let It Go, Either
Animals, like humans, are reluctant to give up on pursuits they’ve invested in, psychologists report.