Stevia is a sugar substitute that comes from a plant, and has no calories. But is it good for health? Here's a look at what the research says about stevia.
Extract of the fruit garcinia cambogia is an ingredient in some nutritional supplements aimed at stopping weight gain. But is garcinia cambogia safe, and does it work? Here's a look at the evidence.
Turmeric is a spice with a long history of use in cooking and religious rituals, and evidence suggests it may hold health benefits as well.
The history of the automobile is a long and winding road, and pinpointing exactly who invented the car is not a simple matter.
Selenium supplements are taken by people who want to prevent cancer, heart disease, memory loss and diabetes. But does taking selenium work? Here's a look at what the science says.
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common problem. Supplements can treat a deficiency, but doctors recommended getting vitamin B12 from foods.
Marijuana produces a range of psychological and physical effects that can be unpredictable at times.
Acid reflux disease, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a chronic condition that occurs when stomach contents wash up into the throat.
Whey protein is a supplement often used for building muscle. But is it safe to use, and does it work? Live Science looked at the science behind taking whey protein.
Magnesium supplements are touted as helping people with many different health conditions, however, does the science support these claims?
Technology experts cite various government agencies — as well as a handful of individuals — that have played an instrumental role in inventing what we know today as the Internet.
Vitamin D, sometimes called "the sunshine vitamin," is linked with many health benefits. But how much do you really need? And can too much vitamin D be harmful?
Coconut oil supplements and pills are touted for their health benefits, but do they really work? And is coconut oil safe to take? Here's a look at the evidence.
The invention of the microscope opened up a new world of discovery and study of the smallest things. Exactly who invented the microscope is unclear.
From decisions on abortion to contraception, here's a look at how the Court has radically changed life for some families.
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