The Zika virus is expected to reach parts of Europe in late spring and summer, health officials warn.
The eruption of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano has put Quito rocket frogs at risk of extinction. To help scientists save these iconic frogs, the Amphibian Survival Alliance has launched an adopt-a-tadpole campaign.
By studying both the beneficial nutrients and the harmful contaminants of fish collaboratively, Dartmouth researchers are able to better understand the pros and cons to eating seafood.
A new study found that coal ash produced from three major U.S. coal-producing basins contains highly radioactive contaminants.
It turns out that even weeks, months, and years after an earthquake, an area can have an increased chance of landslides following the additional shake-up of heavy rain. The earthquake caused the slide, though.
A commonly used household pesticide is reportedly linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and young teens, particularly boys, according to a new study.
New research shows that you can cut your risk for developing diabetes by between 14 and 25 percent just by replacing the daily consumption of one serving of a sugary drink with either water, or unsweetened tea or coffee.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that an incredibly destructive 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the small country of Nepal over the weekend, killing more than 5,000 (according to official estimates) people and injuring 10,000. Now one risk researcher is saying that it should have been expected, while other experts are saying that the damage is bound to be much worse than initial reports are claiming.
In recent years, parents have been cautious of getting their child vaccinated for fear that they might develop autism. But parents can rest easy as a new study shows that there is no link between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.
According to a new study, how you perform on a treadmill can predict a person's mortality.
Scientists have discovered two new gene variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, a major new study says, providing important insights into the causes of the disease and how it develops.
Overfishing, pollution, habitat loss and climate change are all factors that are threatening marine life, raising their risk of extinction by 20 to 25 percent, according to new research.
Heavy drinkers who are middle-aged may have a higher stroke risk - more so than based solely on traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, according to a new study.
A new study claims that regularly eating fruits and vegetables may reduce your stroke risk, and gives truth to the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away."