FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Gets Darker In SunlightFDA officials signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will get darker when the wearer is out in sunlight.
Bathroom Hand Dryers Spray Feces Particles On Your Hands, Study SaysResearchers say the machines which are designed to blow hot air on you are actually sucking up feces particles and spraying them onto your hands.
Strawberries Top 'Dirty Dozen' List Of Produce With Pesticide ResidueFor the third year in a row, strawberries top the "Dirty Dozen" list put out by the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
New Stem Cell Treatment Gives Blind Patients Ability To ReadA revolutionary new stem cell treatment is giving doctors hope of developing a cure for blindness within the next five years.
New Portable Device Instantly Tests Foods For Traces Of PeanutsFor the three million Americans that have a peanut allergy, a new device made in the Bay Area may take the guesswork out of determining whether a food item has traces of peanuts.
Scientists Say They Have Successfully Reversed Alzheimer’s Disease In MiceA team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have completely reversed the disease in experiments on mice.
Bay Area Firm's Treatment For Peanut Allergies Succeeds In StudyThe first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.
Demand For Flu-Fighting Soup Has San Francisco Restaurant SwampedFlu sufferers swear by it. Others call it a cure for whatever ails you. It's the sopa de pollo, chicken soup, at a small San Francisco Mexican restaurant that people are lining up for.
Emerging Technologies Making Sex-Less Reproduction A Growing TrendA revolutionary way for human beings to reproduce appears inevitable, and the future may be closer than any of us can imagine.
Fitness Trackers Are Terrible At Measuring Calories Burned, Study SaysResearchers say that while the devices were very accurate at measuring a person's heart rate while working out, the models Stanford tested were off by as much as a shocking 93 percent when measuring calories burned.
A Better Mammogram? Large Study Putting 3D Scans To The TestU.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer.