The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says consumers should not worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice—but should vary their diets just in case.
A cross-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and clinicians announced today that they have begun a Phase I clinical trial of an implantable vaccine to treat melanoma, the most lethal form of skin cancer.
Women are missing out on exercise opportunities but are more inclined to want to exercise than men, a new survey shows.
(Medical Xpress)—A combined team of researchers from the U.S. and Singapore has developed a new tool to help spot molecular changes in embryos. As the team describes in their paper published in the journal Science, the ...
A Simon Fraser University researcher studying hypertension rates in the U.S., Canada and England says each country needs to do more to prevent the condition, which is the leading risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
Chronic exposure to ground level ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, is linked to premature death from cardiovascular disease, finds a new study led by University of California, ...
A new study shows that the average height of European men has increased by nearly 11cm since the 1870s. Museum human origins expert Prof Chris Stringer explains why height fluctuates over time.
A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke can impact parts of chromosomes in children.
Children are much more likely to believe that Peter Pan is a real-life character than his Neverland nemesis Captain Hook, psychologists have found.
Using a certain bone grafting material for spinal fusion, one of the most common procedures for people with painful vertebral deteriorations, does not appear to result in higher rates of cancer, according to researchers at ...