A baby’s cry triggers the release of oxytocin, a brain chemical that controls breast milk release in mothers, a new study with mice shows.
Vaping increases the risk of asthma in young people who have never smoked conventional tobacco products, a new study suggests.
A plant compound inhibits the growth of drug-resistant fungus Candida auris in the lab, a study finds.
Expanding screening to include identifying genes linked with a higher risk for these disorders could worsen health disparities.
Agriculture can produce pathogens from animals, but it can form barriers that help block their spread, an article argues.
“Flossing is beyond just putting a piece of floss between your teeth to get a piece of food out.”
A new review paper suggests that scrambler therapy can yield significant relief for approximately 80–90% of patients with chronic pain.
A new study suggests that 56 million Americans are unknowingly and routinely exposed to toxic secondhand smoke.
Deadly hospital infections caused by Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, may not result from transmission after all, researchers report.
A new study suggests a need to reevaluate opioid addiction treatment recommendations in the era of fentanyl.