Chick-fil-A announces new keto-friendly menu options

The ketogenic diet (or keto diet, for short) is a low-carb, moderate-protein and high-fat diet that offers many health perks, including benefits against diabetes, cancer, epilepsy and Alzheimer‘s disease. Alongside these...

Delaware mother raises awareness of opioid epidemic by releasing photo of her dead son

In an effort to raise awareness surrounding the dangers of drugs — specifically opioid addiction — a Delaware mother is releasing an image of her identifying her son’s body in a...

FDA to update sunscreen regulations to improve safety and efficacy

On Thursday, the  it will update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products by further investigating the safety and efficacy of different options on the market.  The FDA proposal would require sunscreen companies...

Esketamine: what you need to know about this promising new drug for treatment-resistant depression

affects 1 in 3 of the who have suffered at least one major depressive episode. For them, two or more therapies have failed and the risk of suicide is much...

HHS finalizes rule seeking to expel Planned Parenthood from family planning program

The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation intended to push Planned Parenthood out of the federal family planning program, keeping a campaign promise to anti-abortion groups. The program provides contraceptives, screening...

Promising research suggests a universal flu vaccine could be near

The seemingly too-good-to-be-true thought of a flu shot that fights off all three strains of influenza — Influenza A, B, and C viruses — just got a little more real. Researchers have discovered...

This new app will take the guesswork out of grocery shopping for food allergy...

If you’re one of the thousands upon thousands of , intolerances or other dietary restrictions, a new app on the market will make your life — and grocery shopping — a...

Update: ‘Young blood‘ transfusions are risky treatment, FDA cautions

It was big news that a business named had apparently uncovered the answer to anti-aging: injecting the blood of younger people into older people to combat the signs of aging. There...

IKEA says these curtains will rid airborne toxins from your home

The  says air pollution is the biggest environmental health risk on the planet. It causes heart and respiratory disease, cancer, and stroke. But if you think you’re safe at home, you’re...

Strong link emerges between gut bacteria and this chronic disease

Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when the body‘s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs, may be linked to an abnormal mix of bacteria in the gut, according...

Mental health and seniors: fighting stigma with normalization

For some people, it can be easier to make a doctor’s appointment for a sore throat than it is for a suffering spirit. When it comes to mental health, shyness...

Study links hormone therapy to increased risk of heart disease

Hormone therapy during gender transition treatment may carry a much higher risk for developing heart disease, new research warns. The study, conducted by Dutch researchers at Amsterdam University Medical Center and published...

Researchers *finally* put an official name on the scientific study of poop

It seems like nearly every function of the medical world has some sort of official Latin name — heck, that’s why they always tell kids who want to become doctors to...

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UN chief launches global push against hate speech

GENEVA: UN Secretary General on Monday launched a new global strategy to combat , a growing scourge he said has "poisoned" debate on crucial...