Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief on Sunday admitted the U.N. agency had been caught napping on Ebola and pledged reforms to avoid similar mistakes in future.
Friday, January 23, 2015
When heated to the max and inhaled deeply, e-cigarettes produce the toxic chemical formaldehyde, which could make the devices up to 15 times more cancerous than regular cigarettes, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
U.N. recommendations that people should do at least two-and-a-half hours' physical activity a week are unworkable for some individuals, health experts argued Wednesday.
Better techniques and policies have given children born from artificial fertilisation a much better chance of survival and good health, a Scandinavian study said Wednesday.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Arrhythmia causes palpitation where one can feel one's own heartbeat, beating too fast, too slow or irregularly
A U.S. study out Tuesday including more than 23,000 children has debunked the long-standing belief that living in the inner city raises the risk of asthma.
Travelers to China need to pay attention to their personal hygiene and seek medical attention immediately if they develop fever or cough symptoms because of a surge in avian flu H7N9 there, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advised Wednesday.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the United States to lead the way toward a “new era of medicine” by boosting funds for modern medical research.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed “like rabbits” and should instead practice “responsible parenting.”
A virulent group of TB germs spread from East Asia in waves propelled by industrialization, World War I and Soviet collapse to yield some of the drug-resistant strains plaguing the world today, a study said Monday.