HIV may double risk for heart attack, researchers say

People with HIV are twice as likely to develop heart disease than those without the AIDS-causing virus, British researchers report. Their review of studies from 153 countries also found that...

How fiber and gut bacteria reverse stress damage

The bacteria that live in our gut are as numerous as the cells in our body. As medical research progresses, the influence that these billions of tiny creatures have...

The brain uses its ‘autocorrect’ feature to make out sounds

New research has zoomed in on the brain's speech recognition abilities, uncovering the mechanism through which the brain discerns between ambiguous sounds."Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde...

These states have the most serious cases of West Nile virus this year

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana and Mississippi are leading the nation in the number of people who have become the most seriously ill from West Nile virus this...

Skin-eating fungus is killing all of New York’s bats

Ghouls and goblins painted the town last week, but bats were few and far between this Halloween — because a skin-eating fungus has wiped out 90 percent...

How the food industry fooled us into eating junk

If you’re buying avocados because they’re a superfood, nibbling on dark chocolate because of its antioxidant properties and sipping a soda now and then because you can...

Serious genital infection linked to some diabetes drugs: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with...

Kids who travel will be more successful, says survey

Want your kids to excel at school and become successful? Take them on vacation.A new survey of teachers found that 74 percent of educators believe travel has...

New York politicians choose fear over science in cereal panic

The latest anti-science frenzy has come to New York. Last month, a trial-lawyer-linked environmental advocacy outfit said children’s cereals contain a weed-killing chemical with dubious health risks. Clickbait...

The 8 Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America

Restaurant meals are known for being calorie and fat bombs, but some are worse than others. Way worse. A typical restaurant entrée has roughly 1,000 calories, according to The Center for...

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