Aug 15, 2017 1:58
Here's come the sun - and the counterfeit eyewear that won't aptly protect your eyes for viewing the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 100 years.
Aug 11, 2017 1:57
U.S. President Donald Trump declared America's opioid crisis a 'national emergency' Thursday, but many who struggle with addiction are helped by the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act - which Trump is intent on repealing.
Aug 9, 2017 1:56
In the race to find new drugs for the crippling motor-neurone, or Lou Gehrig's disease, scientists are turning to artificial intelligence to turbo-charge the search for medicines. Reuters' Ben Hirschler reports.
Aug 9, 2017 0:45
A study has found that marijuana-smokers are three times more likely to die of high blood pressure.
Aug 9, 2017 1:59
The science of gene therapy is finally delivering on its potential, and drugmakers are now hoping to produce commercially viable medicines after tiny sales for the first two such treatments in Europe.
Jul 28, 2017 2:06
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and move smokers toward potentially less harmful e-cigarettes, in a major regulatory shift announced on Friday
Jul 28, 2017 1:10
Researchers in Singapore have brewed up a beer containing probiotic bacteria that can improve gut health and boost the immune system.
Jul 27, 2017 0:40
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is doubling its program in Yemen, its president Peter Maurer said on Monday, describing the situation in the country as "dire" during a visit to the besieged city of Taiz.
Jul 26, 2017 1:56
An analysis of 185 studies appears to confirm sperm counts in men from North America, Europe and Australia have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, with no sign of abating.
Jul 25, 2017 1:57
Scientists have developed an experimental surgical glue inspired by the mucus secreted by slugs which they think could revolutionize surgical procedures.
Jul 24, 2017 1:14
Parents of terminally ill baby end legal fight for treatment
Jul 19, 2017 1:51
A psychiatric hospital in Belgium is home to one of the world's largest collections of human brains, which researchers hope could hold the key to developing new disease treatments.