Eating a diet which is low in carbohydrates could knock years off lifespan, a 25 year study suggests. Food plans which replace carbs with protein and fat, such as the Ketogenic or Atkins, have gained in
Vaping speeds up the death of lung cells by 50 fold and could trigger lung diseases in later life, a new study suggests. Scientists at the University of Birmingham found that the vapour inhaled from e-cigarettes
Every year, thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because hospitals and medical workers skip safety practices known to head off disaster, a USA TODAY investigation found.
Jose Belardo of Lansing, Kansas, spent most of his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. He worked on the frontlines of disasters in places like Haiti, Colombia, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world. Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling
White golf course owners said five African American women were playing too slowly. Then they called the police.
By Rachel Siegel Rachel Siegel National business reporter Email Bio Follow Five African American women say they were discriminated against at a Pennsylvania golf club when they were told they were taking
Night owls, individuals who stay up late and struggle to get out of bed in the morning, are more likely to die sooner than morning larks, the first study into their death rates has found. New research
The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes. For
Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories. In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers
Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel
• Stephen Hawking is named as coauthor on a paper submitted March 4 — 10 days before he died.• It sets out a way of testing whether other universes are real.• Its mathematical theories could be tested
Weird & Wild Instead of branching into new species, raven groups experienced something called "speciation reversal." 3 Minute Read A new study shows that the common raven is anything but commonplace in
Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show Star Talk is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. The big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries. The test, called the Banyan
Ertz had “become a runner.” James hadn’t. On a critical third down in the final minutes of the Super Bowl, a slanting Eagles tight end Zach Ertz caught a pass from Nick Foles’ at the Patriots 5-yard line.