Health

Mexican lower house passes junk-food label law

Mexico's lower house unanimously passed a bill Tuesday to make manufacturers put warning labels on junk food, defying industry pressure in a bid to protect consumers' health in one of the world's most obese countries.

Health

How dangerous is vaping? The science remains hazy

Is vaping a useful tool for quitting smoking or just a new way of harming your health? Countries around the world are beginning to consider this question and India on Wednesday announced a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes,

Medical research

Can researchers engage safely with the food industry?

Researchers from The University of Queensland and University of Cambridge are exploring ways to help scientists better protect their work from the influence of the food industry.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds way to disarm dangerous bacteria

In Australia, more than 10,000 patients a year acquire a serious bacterial infection called Clostridioides difficile, often while in hospital, resulting in the death of up to 300 people per year. The Centers for Disease Control ...

Health

For salmonella detection, genomic tool emerges as a key

The world's food supply will become safer as the food industry shifts to high-resolution, whole-genome sequencing—which examines the full DNA of a given organism all at once. This move to make sequencing ubiquitous will ...

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