Soft drink giant PepsiCo recently announced its plans to stop sweetening Diet Pepsi with aspartame in response to growing consumer concern, yet the company, regulators and many medical authorities say the potential detrimental effect of the artificia
Here's compelling evidence that ultrasound scans may be the real cause of autism. Look at the evidence and then decide.
Imagine this scenario: Rita and Dennis are trying to have a baby. Rita is 41. Dennis is 39. They've been trying to conceive naturally for 15 months and have had one miscarriage.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- From using cell phones and computers to watching movies online, wireless technology has made life easier. But now, some say there is a serious downside.
As word continues to spread about the damaging health effects of refined sugar, the number of commercially available sugar alternatives has also increased.
While the brains of children are often shaped by new experiences, it is far more difficult for the connections in the adult mind to change difficult, but not impossible, as the researchers behind a new study published in the latest edition of the
Modern humans are heavier than our hunter-gatherer ancestors, but our bones are lighter.
How many types of cells are there in the human body? Textbooks say a couple of hundred. But the true number is undoubtedly far larger.
The quality, quantity, and composition of the bacteria in your gut have enormous influence on your brain. Dr. David Perlmutter explores this phenomenon in great detail in his new book, Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your B
For years we have been told that coffee is bad for us, but the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has unveiled strong evidence that drinking three to five cups a day is harmless and can even counteract some severe illnesses
A new study finds the use of birth control pills is associated with significantly lower cortical thickness in certain brain structures believed to be important in the response to emotional stimuli.
Lawmakers vote to highlight the potential dangers of keeping devices close to the body as scientists raise raft of concerns, especially for children
The map is "a somewhat of a colorful and provocative way of starting some conversations and highlighting some unusual things that are going on," said study co-author Francis Boscoe, a research scientist at New York State Cancer Registry.
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Scientists have long struggled with how to slow the spread of brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's.
Your body is designed for regular movement, but many Americans spend the bulk of their day sitting still instead. On average, a US adult spends nine to 10 hours each day sitting,1 which is so much inactivity that even a 30- or 60-minute workout can
Noble prize Winner Dr. Otto H Warburg , who discovered the real cause of cancer, has found that the root cause of cancer is oxygen deficiency.
Virtual reality is no easy business. Even a bare-bones version needs hours of programming, a decent computer and, eventually, shelling out some $200 for VR headgear. But what if that wasn't necessary? What if the best alternate reality environment
One family tried it - here's what happened
Due in part to the absurd illegality of common plants such as marijuana and magic mushrooms, the ascendency of big pharmaceutical industries, sanctioned by governments throughout the world, has lead to an incredible number of people now medicating th
(Reuters) - The U.S. government approved the use of an additional $330 million in emergency funds to help contain the worst avian influenza outbreak in U.S. history, as infected bird cases soared and hundreds of Minnesota poultry workers learned they
Anti-smoking advertisements rarely have any positive effect on heavy smokers. Even the most vile of videos tends to make a smoker reach for their cigarettes, which is the go-to aid in stressful times (including the stress of watching what you're do
Study adds to growing concerns over the public health risks associated with shale gas boom
One of my favorite parts of spring is scrubbing down the entire house, throwing open the windows so the breeze can come through, and hanging rugs and bedding outside.
Despite insisting that the prior level of fluoridation in America was totally safe, the country's government has lowered the levels of fluoride in the water supply for the first time in 50 years.
A study looking at 31 types of cancer has found that the majority of those cancers about two-thirds are due to little more than bad luck.
The Ebola virus can remain in semen for longer than previously thought, and so men who survive the disease should always use a condom during sex until more information is known, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
The public doesn't hear about head and neck cancers as often as other cancers, possibly because they comprise about three percent of all forms of the disease.
Evidence is now emerging from multiple sources that gut flora may actually be permanently altered by drugs or, at the very least, the damage persists for several years.