DNA sequencing firm, Illumina Inc., creates a spin-off company, GRAIL, to develop of what might be the world’s first accessible and universal blood tests to detect early signs of cancer.
British Prime Minister announced funding commitment worth almost £1 billion (US$1.5 billion) to mental health care in the next five years as part of ‘social reforms agenda’.
Online fraudster hacked into an unidentified number of vulnerable Fitbit accounts to cheat the company using fake warranty replacements amid a growing number of complaints from users who claimed that their gadgets are defective
President Barack Obama is set to stretch Executive authority as he mulls adding $500 million to mental health funding as part of gun control agenda.
A recently published study on parasites in Ancient Rome revealed startling evidence of prevalence of parasites across Roman-occupied Europe despite state-of-the-art sanitation technologies and other similar innovations.
An investor-led class action lawsuit requests a New York court to have Chipotle pay for damages for failure to inform investors on food safety and quality controls following the E.Coli outbreak.
Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that three elephants at an Oregon Zoo passed on a passive form of tuberculosis to humans after close contacts with zoo staff members in 2013.
The 2016 nutritional guidelines jointly released by US departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services advised Americans to cut back on sugar but softened on cholesterol-rich eggs and coffee.
A new report by American Cancer Society revealed a 23% drop of cancer deaths nationwide since the recorded peak in 1991 but continues to be the biggest killer among Americans in 21 US states.
A UK-based study suggests that targeting the build-up of immune cells that caused brain inflammation holds the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
A diet plan devised to halt the effects of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia was ranked as the easiest to follow by health experts in a US News-led report on the Best Diets of 2016.
A UK-based study led by University of Cambridge experts revealed that Roman public works and sanitation technologies were filled with traces of various kinds of parasites suggesting that Ancient Rome wasn’t exactly clean as we had initially imagined.
A recently published report by the National Public Health Institute and the University of Carolina revealed a huge drop in sales of soda drinks a year after the Mexican government implemented a sugar tax hike on sweetened beverages.
A joint criminal probe by US Attorney's Office for the Central California District and Food and Drug Administration forces Chipotle Mexican Grill to shed light into its handling of norovirus outbreak at one of its restaurant in Simi Valley, California.
A freshly rolled out dietary guidelines jointly authored by the US Health and US Agriculture Departments advised Americans to cut back their consumption of added sugar, salt, and cholesterol-laden foods and instead shift to healthier diets composed of more fruits and vegetables