'Powerful' glycerol monolaurate can be added to infant formula and cows' milk.
Here are six come common household items that may be affecting your health.
A study has found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of good bacteria in their digestive tracts than those who drink other alcohol.
Factors such as being overweight, smoking, and moderate to heavy drinking were also taken into account.
The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.
Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye says more information is needed as some of the company's products are also sold locally.
The authorities need to carry out more checks as people eating durians have reported severe sore throat, loss of voice and dizziness.
This follows the discovery of common environmental bacteria in imported bottled drinking water last month.
While sharing is caring, personal items should not be used by more than one individual to minimise the spread of certain diseases.
'Urinary tract infections are the most common bacterial infections.'
British study finds that plastic cups contain a high level of bacteria even after being thoroughly cleaned.
All Reblochon products produced by Chabert have been recalled.
Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing problem of plastic pollution.
The company had voluntarily recalled the eggs after an investigation of illnesses on the East Coast triggered an inspection of the facility.
Scientific curiosity knows no bounds: a group of Swiss and US researchers have delved into "the dark side" of inviting rubber ducks and other flexible plastic toys into our tubs.
The life existing in the Atacama Desert may lead to breakthroughs in the search for life on Mars.
The health ministry says social media postings claiming the apples are banned are old news that have resurfaced.
Sabah Deputy Chief Minister says government cannot compromise on public health which is at risk if animal products brought in contain the highly pathogenic avian influenza.
The touted benefits of raw meat diets for dogs and cats "are not backed by evidence".
Here are some facts and figures about antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which experts fear will lead to dangerous superbug infections in people for which there are no medicine.