Women who enter menopause early may age faster than women in whom menopause arrives later, said a study Monday that could help pinpoint women at highest risk of age-related diseases.
India is home to the world's largest number of stunted children due to a lack of toilets, dirty water and poor hygiene, according to a new study published on Tuesday.
For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment facility transformed with broad splashes of color and graffiti-like scribbles brought a singular reaction: "Whoa!"
Empty halls buzz with flies. Rats scamper through the wards at night. The emergency room is empty except for four shackled prisoners, watched over by relatives and missionaries rather than medical personnel.
Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing -- changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.
Lebogang Motsumi, 27, still remembers the moment when she learnt she had contracted HIV from a man a decade her senior.
Hostesses take pictures during a break at the bivouac of the Silkway rally in Inner Mongolia's Gobi Desert, near the town of Wuhai on Friday, July 22. One hundred and thirty competitors are racing over 10,734 kilometers crossing three countries and two continents from Moscow to Beijing.
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday it has recommended the licensing of the first-ever AIDS prevention pill for the European Union.
A scandal over fake vaccines given to children prompted angry and confused parents to physically attack a doctor in the Indonesian capital in a sign of deep-seated problems in the country's health system.
Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it.