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Cure for Vitamin D deficiency? More sun, less block: study

There’s a global D-ficiency happening. Nearly 1 billion people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency from lack of sun exposure caused by suncreen use, a new clinical review says. The Journal...

Why On Earth Would You Fast Every Other Day?

If you distill life down into its most basic parts, you’re here to do one thing: eat. Aside from a few days mandated by certain religions, every single day...

If You’re Going to Go Gluten Free Don’t Be Dumb About It

Gluten is incredible for its ability to piss off a diverse spectrum of people: Folks who are giving it up for a diet, folks who say it’s stupid to...

People with slender face more likely to be left-handed: study

People who have a slender lower face are about 25 per cent more likely to be left-handed, a new study has found. The finding may shed new light on...

U.S. Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer

Come July, the yellow fever vaccine could be tough to find. So, if you're traveling this summer to a place with the disease, you probably want to schedule a trip...

Choline, Common in Eggs and Liver, Raises TMAO Levels and Increases Platelet Aggregation

Vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores given an oral choline supplement for 2 months have a more than tenfold increase in trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a metabolite derived from the gut microbiota...

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests. Thinking and memory skills were most improved when...

Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies

Scientists have created an "artificial womb" in the hopes of some day using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely. So far the device has only been tested on...

Frito-Lay recalling jalapeno flavored potato chips due to Salmonella concerns

Frito-Lay is recalling multiple jalapeno flavored products due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. The company’s “Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips” and its “Jalapeño Flavored...

On Earth Day, thousands speak up for science

Marchers in Washington and other cities rally for environmental, medical causes. The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday. In Washington and hundreds of other cities, scientists, students and...