A study published Feb. 1 in the Biomaterials journal suggests a polymer called dimethylpolysiloxane can help with hair regrowth.
A study suggests nicotine causes damage to organ DNA and could pose cancer risks.
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood wrote a letter to Facebook CEO, Mark Zukerberg on Jan. 30, calling Facebook Messenger-Kids “harmful”.
Newsweek reported earlier this month that several cases of canine influenza, which is not a threat to humans, have popped up in various U.S. states and into Canada.
Fourteen-year-old Emanual Zayes suffered from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, which caused a 10-pound tumor to grow on his face. On Jan. 19, a few days after a successful removal operation, Emanual died.
On Jan. 17, Walmart announced that anyone who fills an opioid prescription at one of its 4,700 U.S. pharmacies will receive a free DisposeRx packet to help them get rid of any unwanted drugs. The move is intended to help fight the opioid epidemic, which kills over 140 Americans per day via overdoses.
A study published Jan. 15 in Nature Ecology and Evolution suggests a strain of salmonella caused an epidemic in 16th-century Mexico that killed 15 million people.
A study published Jan. 15 used simulations to determine the black death plague pandemic was most likely spread by humans, not rats as previously thought.
An article published Jan. 15 in BMJ Case Reports explains how one man in the United Kingdom ruptured his throat while trying to hold back a sneeze.
A study recently published in the Vet Record journal finds potentially dangerous pathogens in popular raw-meat pet foods can put a pet’s life — and its owner’s life — at risk.