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'Predatory Bacteria' May Be Our Best Hope Against Antibiotic Resistance

'Predatory Bacteria' May Be Our Best Hope Against Antibiotic Resistance

Military scientists are looking at aggressive bacteria that use grappling hooks and pack hunting to kill other bacteria. Getty Images Everything in nature has a predator. H

Smokers Have a Higher Risk of Developing Dementia

Smokers Have a Higher Risk of Developing Dementia

Researchers say smoking can damage heart health as well as brain health. Does smoking raise your risk of memory problems later in life? A new study conducted by researcher

How to Safely Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts and Other Food Allergens

How to Safely Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts and Other Food Allergens

Experts weigh in with advice every parent should know. Photo: Getty Images Is your baby at risk for developing a food allergy? It’s a question that concerns many new and ex

New Flu Drug from Japan Doing Well in U.S. Clinical Trials

New Flu Drug from Japan Doing Well in U.S. Clinical Trials

Single-dose drug alleviates flu symptoms more efficiently than Tamiflu. When will it be available? Getty Images As the United States braces for what’s likely to be another

Why Is Giving Birth in the U.S. so Dangerous for Women of Color?

Why Is Giving Birth in the U.S. so Dangerous for Women of Color?

American mothers die in childbirth at higher rates than in any other developed country — and those most at risk are mothers of color. Getty Images Elise Salazar was 19 year

Drug May Slow Brain Atrophy in People with Progressive MS

Drug May Slow Brain Atrophy in People with Progressive MS

Clinical trials indicate ibudilast could be effective in slowing the advancement of brain atrophy in progressive multiple sclerosis patients. Getty Images Progress is being

Why Edible Insects Are the Next Superfood Trend

Why Edible Insects Are the Next Superfood Trend

Don’t bug out, incorporating edible insects into your diet is a healthy choice for you — and the environment. Getty Images A culture is defined by many things, and often fo

Heart Disease Risk Can Be Lowered by Combining Statins with Blood Pressure Drugs

Heart Disease Risk Can Be Lowered by Combining Statins with Blood Pressure Drugs

Researchers say prescribing statins along with blood pressure medications improves the survival odds for people with hypertension. The number of deaths from stroke and hear

Dog Flu: Why It’s Smart to Vaccinate Your Pet Now

Dog Flu: Why It’s Smart to Vaccinate Your Pet Now

Here’s everything you need to know about the highly contagious dog flu and how to protect your pet this season. Photo: Getty Images In January 2004, a pack of greyhounds at

Aust dollar at 18-mth low on global woes

Aust dollar at 18-mth low on global woes

The Australian dollar has slipped to an 18-month low against the US greenback as a slump in the Turkish lira pushed investors to safe-haven currencies. Swati PandeyReutersA

Hormone Linked to Heart Problems May Also Increase Diabetes Risk

Hormone Linked to Heart Problems May Also Increase Diabetes Risk

Researchers say aldosterone can cause high blood pressure and may also impair insulin secretion in the pancreas. Getty Images About 1 in 10 people in the United States have

Lack of Vitamin D + Gum Disease = Higher Diabetes Risk

Lack of Vitamin D + Gum Disease = Higher Diabetes Risk

It appears vitamin D can help prevent gum disease, an ailment that can increase the risk of diabetes. Researchers aren’t sure yet how the three are connected, though. Getty

'Killing Eve,' 'The Americans' Top 2018 TCA Awards Nominations

'Killing Eve,' 'The Americans' Top 2018 TCA Awards Nominations

The nominees for the 2018 TCA Awards are here! Killing Eve and The Americans lead the 34th annual awards show with five and four nominations respective

US Open 2018: Brooks Koepka wins at Shinnecock Hills

US Open 2018: Brooks Koepka wins at Shinnecock Hills

BROOKS Koepka became the first player in three decades to repeat as US Open Champion, firing a final round 68 at Shinnecock Hills to beat Tommy Fleetwood by one stroke. AA