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Four machines and about a dozen workers in a Chinese factory were reassigned for a week to make 1,000 sippy cups for Ben Carter, who suffers from autism.
New research highlights a damaging chemical imbalance in the brain — one that results in a process that scientists compare to rusting metal.
For the first time since 1993, the average life expectancy of people in the United States has declined, according to the CDC.
The rise of Caesarean sections may be affecting human evolution, according to a new study.
According to the CDC, as of November 5, there were 2,879 cases of mumps across 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Even sleeping just five or six hours in a 24-hour period can double the chances of crashing, compared to people who get at least seven hours of sleep or more.
Students in Australia might be giving Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” a run for his money.
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Three-person IVF works by replacing the defective power generator in the mother’s egg, known as mitochondria, with healthy ones from a donor woman.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
Tobacco giant Philip Morris may eventually phase out selling conventional cigarettes, and a new cigarette alternative could play a role in the transition.
Computer experts have analyzed selfie deaths and may have a solution — an app that could warn people if they were in a death-by-selfie zone.
Scientists are ramping up their battle against HIV with upcoming large-scale trials using injections and implants to protect vulnerable groups.
Women who give birth to their first child later in life are more likely to live into their 90s, according to a new study.
Raritan Pharmaceuticals voluntarily issued a recall of its children’s homeopathic ear relief liquid and teething tablets that contain belladonna extract.
An Australian woman who was told she could never become pregnant recently gave birth to twin girls. But in an even more surprising twist,...
In an unprecedented ruling, a British judge sided with a 14-year-old girl who died of a rare cancer and wanted to be cryogenically frozen.
In just under a minute, a new smartphone app could potentially detect autism in a child as young as two years old.
The prevalence of dementia in the United States has fallen drastically in recent years, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling some of its hummus dips and spreads due to possible Listeria contamination, the FDA reported.
Researchers were able to determine everything from the sex of a person, whether or not they struggled with depression, and what allergies they had.
Traumatic events impact the brains of boys and girls differently, according to a new study out of Stanford University.
Researchers found the moist environment in bags of salad provides the perfect setting for salmonella bacteria to grow.
The implant lets the user put together accurate messages using a computer typing program that analyzes brain activity.
The Obalon balloon system is a new treatment that is slated to hit the market in January. It involves swallowing gas-filled balloon capsules in order to help curb overeating.
Regular use of marijuana could more than triple a person’s chance of developing a psychotic disorder, a new study suggests.
A wireless chip implanted in the brain communicates with the spinal cord below the injury.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
Smoking may have a longer, more harmful impact on your health than previously thought. In fact, it can permanently damage a person’s DNA.
Researchers found that women with higher levels of vitamin D in their blood were more likely to survive breast cancer than women with lower levels.
Researchers found that people who had diverse gut bacteria were more likely to benefit from immunotherapy, a treatment used to fight cancer.
Almost a century after falling out of popularity, laughing gas is seeing a comeback in the United States in the delivery room.
Women who underwent weight-loss surgery were at lower risk of heart disease than men who had same procedure, according to a new study.
As soothing and as tempting as it may seem, downing a pizza or a bag of chips might actually make your post-election stress and anxiety worse.
New research shows exercise may help combat the harmful impact stress has on someone’s health, specifically when it comes to stress brought on from work.
Scientists believe the blue coral snake, dubbed the “killer of killers,” might hold the key to developing powerful painkillers for humans.
Wine drinkers may want to start rationing their daily dosage of Merlot. According to a new report, wine production has dropped due to global warming.
Parents who can’t get their kids to stop biting their nails might rest a easier knowing these habits could protect their youngsters against allergies.
Rainy day blues could be called lack of sunshine blues, according to a new study, which found that lack of sunshine is to blame for some emotional distress.
Adding canola oil to your diet might help shrink stubborn abdominal fat in as little as four weeks.
Sunscreen is essential when it comes to protecting your skin from the damaging effects of the sun, but it can also reverse the signs of aging.
Not being able to swallow pills can potentially stop kids from taking life-saving medicine. A sweet flavored spray could be the answer.
Studies funded by the sugar-sweetened beverage industry have been designed to mislead the public about how harmful sugar can be, a new study suggests.
Dr. David Watts is not the kind of plastic surgeon you might see on TV — he doesn’t do tummy tucks or nose jobs. He does, however, reconstruct cracked feet.