Pros and cons of the new digital pills that connect to your smartphone

The health-care community lit up in conversation after news broke that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the world’s first digital drug.…

If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

Switching to the vegan dream would be a nutritional nightmare for Americans. That’s according to new research published this week by the US National...

The first study to find brain games prevent dementia shows why statistics don’t tell the whole story

The brain-training industry is huge, and growing. forecasts suggest people will spend some 4-10 billion of dollars on these types of games by 2020....

Antibiotic abuse is on track to kill more people than cancer and diabetes. Can food help?

England’s Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies recently made headlines around the world when she again warned of an impending “post-antibiotic...

Inside the offices of Jigsaw, an elite think tank created by Google where employees sample food from around the world and take naps in rooms named Narnia and Mordor

• Jigsaw is a tech incubator first established within Google that is now a part of Alphabet Inc.• Business Insider recently stopped by to check out...

You could live longer if you had a dog

People love dogs. We feed them lobster, take them to spas, sleep with them in our beds, buy them sweaters and booties, and delight in…