Infectious colonies of bacteria called biofilms that develop on chronic wounds and medical devices can cause serious health problems and are tough to treat. But now scientists have found a way to package antimicrobial compounds ...
A new study shows that captive black rhinos—but not their wild counterparts—are at high risk for two common health problems suffered by millions of humans: inflammation and insulin resistance.
Improving air quality—in clean and dirty places—could reduce pollution-related deaths worldwide by millions of people each year. That finding comes from a team of environmental engineering and public health researchers ...
Helping the unemployed over 50s back into work is the focus of a new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow.
There's a problem on the surface of Mars, and its name is perchlorate.
Guatemala's Fuego volcano is becoming more active, belching out increasing amounts of smoke and ash, officials said on Friday.
Cats may hold vital clues about the health benefits of vitamin D, a study suggests.
Facebook can help people recover from mental health problems but it needs to be used cautiously and strategically as it can also make symptoms worse, new research shows.
Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies ...
A new study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, has identified a rural community in Brazil that still follows the earlier sleep and wake times similar to pre-industrial times.