In what can be termed as a fundamental breakthrough in the battle against bacterial resistance, British scientists have developed a drug they claim holds the key to stamping out deadly hospital superbugs such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (C-diff), within five minutes.
A new study indicates that increased exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical commonly used in food and drink packaging materials, increases testosterone concentrations in men, suggesting the chemical was linked to endocrine changes in men.
It is no secret that active smoking is a particularly dangerous habit that can have a wide range of adverse effects, medical, personal and social.
A new study from Imperial College London has found no link between living near mobile phone masts while pregnant and risk of cancer among children.
Exposure to flame-retardant chemicals, called PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl ethers, commonly found in house-hold items like carpets, textiles, foam furnishings, electronics and plastics may alter thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women, finds a new study.