India has reported its first three cases of the Zika virus, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies.
The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.
The first large-scale clinical trial of a cannabis derivative known as cannabidiol shows it was able to cut the frequency of severe epileptic seizures by 39 percent, researchers said Wednesday.
As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an official visit to Moscow.
Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of 52 genes linked to human intelligence, 40 of which have been identified as such for the first time.
So-called "light" cigarettes with holes in the filter could be the reason why a specific kind of lung cancer has been on the rise in recent decades, researchers said Monday.
Every additional hour it takes to give antibiotics and perform other key steps increases the odds of death by 4 percent.
Weight-loss balloons swallowed rather than surgically inserted in the stomach were shown to be safe and effective in preliminary trials, according to findings unveiled Thursday at a medical conference.
Our favorite nut didn't make the list of colon cancer fighters.
A scary warning to watch your own coffee and energy drink intake.