Male Breast Growth Linked to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Lavender and...

A new study lends further evidence to a suspected link between abnormal breast growth in young boys – called prepubertal gynecomastia – and regular...

High Omega-6 Levels May Protect Against Premature Death

Could omega-6 fatty acids protect you against premature death? The answer is yes, according to a new University of Eastern Finland study. While protecting...

Artificial Sweetener Could Intensify Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease

In a study that has implications for humans with inflammatory diseases, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and colleagues have found...

The Enemy Within: Gut Bacteria Drive Autoimmune Disease

Bacteria found in the small intestines of mice and humans can travel to other organs and trigger an autoimmune response, according to a new...

Heart Attack Symptoms Often Misinterpreted in Younger Women

Young women who report heart attack symptoms are more likely to have them dismissed by their providers as not heart related, a new study...

High Levels of Microplastics Found in Northwest Atlantic Fish

A new study sheds light on the magnitude of microplastic pollution in our oceans. The study, published this week in open-access journal Frontiers in...

Yogurt Consumption Significantly Reduces Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease Risk

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension, published by Oxford University Press, suggests that higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular...

Viruses – Lots of Them – Are Falling From the Sky

An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth's atmosphere – and falling from it – according to new research from scientists in...

Menopause Shown to Worsen Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

A recent study published in Rheumatology suggests that women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer a greater decline in physical function following menopause. After studying 8189 women with...

Second Hand Plastic Toys Pose Risk to Children’s Health

Plastics found in many second hand toys could pose a risk to children's health, according to new research published in Environmental Science and Technology....