After criticisms that it was allowing anti-vaccination misinformation to flourish and circulate on the platform, Facebook has announced it is taking steps to bury content from anti-vaxxers.
Scientists have recently advocated a shift to the planetary health diet (or flexitarianism) to halt the widespread environmental damage done by the food production industry. But what would these new diets look like in practice and how much of a change do they entail?
A new study from researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine says a screening tool specifically designed to identify human trafficking could be more effective than current practices in identifying sexually exploited youths.
A new scientific survey has found the decline in insect populations is happening more quickly than previously thought and will have disastrous consequences for natural ecosystems and the food chain.
New data published on 7 February shows measles infection rates in Europe have tripled over the last year.
The US state already has some of the strongest restrictions on smoking anywhere in the world and is now considering legislation that would effectively amount to a total ban.
A potential miracle drug already used as a treatment for diabetes and other diseases has taken centre stage in the fight against ageing.
Experts are working together to improve the cancer treatment process, applying the method used in petroleum refining to soak up the side effects.
Recent studies are challenging our understanding of the condition on two different fronts.
The verdict had been awarded to 22 women who had contracted ovarian cancer from asbestos in the company's baby powder and talc products.