Newsy (Feb. 20, 2015) A new report from nutritional experts says Americans eat too much meat. But there could be big agricultural problems if demand for meat decreases.
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AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) Once a luxury, meat is now a growing staple in the diets of millions of Indonesians - who don't seem to worry much about the possible environmental damage linked to the meat industry.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 16, 2014) Brazilian doctors hope a compound found in a common blood-sucking tick can be used to break down cancerous tumours in humans after successful results in laboratory animals. Tara Cleary has ... watch video
Feb. 3, 2016 The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other medical imaging can cause cancer is based on an unproven, decades-old theoretical model, according to a ... read more
Feb. 5, 2016 Here's a reason for men to eat their lima beans -- if research in male fruit flies holds up, it might help you live longer. A new research report shows that administering an oral dose of prunetin to ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Premature deaths are almost nine times more common among illicit drug users than among the general Finnish population, shows a new study. The excess mortality is especially pronounced among female ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 The term 'schizophrenia,' with its connotation of hopeless chronic brain disease, should be dropped and replaced with something like 'psychosis spectrum syndrome,' argues a professor of ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Internet based cognitive behavioral therapy can help people affected by body dysmorphic disorder, finds a new study. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a common anxiety disorder that causes a person ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Taking benzodiazepines (widely used drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia) is not associated with an increased dementia risk in older adults, finds a study. However, healthcare providers are still ... read more
Feb. 4, 2016 Why people lose their locks in old age may be related to the aging of hair follicle stem cells, two new studies suggest. Though it is known that mammals that live for longer lifespans lose their ... read more
Sep. 25, 2015 Ticks have had millions of years to figure out how to bite without triggering their victims' immune response. Proteins in the arachnids' spit evolved to manipulate immune cells so that the ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 Lone star tick bites are likely the cause of thousands of cases of severe red meat allergies that are plaguing patients in Southeastern United States including Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia ... read more
Nov. 9, 2012 Meat lovers living in the central and southern regions of the United States might be opting for a vegetarian lifestyle if meat comes with an unwanted side of a life-threatening allergic reaction. ... read more