Barbecued Meat Linked to Higher Risk of Kidney Cancer

Attention all meat lovers: a recent study reported by the World Health Organization has shown that eating barbecued meat may jeopardize the health of our kidneys. The epidemiological study, conducted at the Uni...

Reducing Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

Since 2011 the World Health Organization, along with many other international health institutions, has increased their research efforts into the pressing issue of mother-to-child HIV transmission. This initiati...

Controversy in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Dietary Advisory Committee is set to release an updated version of Dietary Guidelines for Americans later this year.  Even though they are released every five years, this particular set of guidelines i...

The Scale of Psychosis: Not Just Black or White

Hallucinations, delusions, and illusions are the three symptoms of psychosis. New research, however, finds that psychosis is not simply a black or white diagnosis, but rather involves more of a gray area. A 201...

Head Transplants: The Future is Now

In a world of modern medicine it seems as if virtually any organ can be transplanted from one human to another, including hearts, livers, lungs, and more. Dr. Sergio Canavero plans to take these established and...

The Introduction of the Exercise Pill

As people in developed countries are living increasingly sedentary lifestyles‒ which can lead to chronic diseases such as type II diabetes, heart disease, and obesity‒ researchers have been attempting to develo...

Elephants’ Tumor-Killing Gene

In the 1970s, epidemiologist Richard Peto noted a paradox that puzzled scientists for decades: there is no correlation between an animal’s size and its risk for developing cancer. Tumor growth relies on random ...