consumer products
Do Human Pheromones Exist?
Do Human Pheromones Exist?
Diana Kwon | Jan 23, 2018
Despite the prevalence of pheromone products on the market, substantial evidence that they can induce sexual attraction is lacking.
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.
Company Sells a “Biological Age” Kit
Company Sells a “Biological Age” Kit
Diana Kwon | Aug 2, 2017
While the epigenetic clock is a useful tool for research and has solid scientific backing, scientists say the product’s use to consumers is limited.
Can Talc Cause Cancer?
Can Talc Cause Cancer?
Kerry Grens | Mar 2, 2016
A jury recently awarded $72 million in a talcum-powder–ovarian cancer case, but the data linking the hygiene product to disease risk are inconclusive.
Prove Antibacterials are Safe: FDA
Prove Antibacterials are Safe: FDA
Kerry Grens | Dec 17, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is asking companies to produce evidence that their antimicrobial washes do no harm.