There's a confirmed case of a particularly nasty type of STD in the United Kingdom. Here's everything you need to know about the horrifying infection that causes oozing lesions in the genitals — and why it's not time to panic.
When nutrition expert Karin Michels called coconut oil 'pure poison,' superfood enthusiasts were taken aback. Here's the deal on coconut oil, which is nearly completely made up of saturated fat.
Scientists found an enzyme that could turn different blood cells into the universal donor blood type O. This enzyme, found in the human gut, is reportedly 30 times more efficient in the job than any other candidate.
New study reveals how heavy drinking affects diet
Getting a taste of impending death is usually a dangerous event, but new research shows that near-death experiences are actually a lot like drinking a cup of psychedelic tea. Specifically, ayahuasca from the Amazon.
Early cancer detection is crucial, and this potentially groundbreaking blood test that can quickly and effectively detect nearly all types of cancer. The test includes the use of a malaria protein that's known to stick to most cancer cells.
Oxygen could be the key in addressing antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as MRSA. In a new study, scientists design an effective photosensitizer that can trigger oxygen to kill MRSA and other bacteria.
DDT has been banned for several decades, but its effects continue to linger in the environment. New research reveals that mothers with high DDT levels are twice as likely to give birth to children with autism and intellectual disabilities.
A North Carolina family is left shaken after son Noah Surrett lands in the hospital following a mosquito bite. The 6-year-old boy was unresponsive, feverish, and wracked with seizures.
Scientists discovered a compound that could slow down cancer growth in a number of different cancer cell lines. It involves targeting growth-related defects in a cell-signaling pathway called RAS/MAPK.
The use of gadgets has become second nature to people, but it's been found to trigger devastating effects on the eyes. A new study reveals that blue light in mobile phones and tablets kills cells that help humans see.
Dogs are man's best friend through sunny walks as well as darker days. A new study revealed that getting pets could help in providing relief to patients with the treatment-resistant major depressive disorder.
Spider venom could pave the way to finding a cure for Dravet syndrome. This rare type of epilepsy is life-threatening and crops up during the first year of an infant's life.
Too much screen time is terrible for the health, doctors stressed in a new scientific advisory. Health experts implore parents to reduce the time their child spends in front of the screen to spare them from heart and obesity issues.
A new tick species is sweeping through the country, one that's able to lay 2,000 eggs and create a whole population at a single try. So far, long-horned ticks in the United States haven't been found to carry human disease.