Decades of neglect and underinvestment have damaged the health of 10-to-24-year olds worldwide and could hold back future generations, according to a major report published Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Tuesday of a growing enterovirus threat, as more infections were reported over the past week.
After decades of battling depression, former soldier Betty Ann Archer finally flew to New Delhi to complete her gender transition, one of a growing number of foreigners heading to India for budget sex-change operations.
New lab techniques have provided the first good look at a crucial but mysterious stage in the development of human embryos, scientists reported Wednesday.
A commonly used method of calculating a person's risk of heart attack or stroke in the next five years may overestimate the actual risk, leading doctors to unnecessarily prescribe cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers said Monday.
Taiwan has entered the peak season for enterovirus infections, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director General Kuo Hsu-sung said on Tuesday, expecting to set up higher level command centers in the near future.
Just one shot of a lab-produced antibody protected macaques against a sort of monkey HIV for nearly six months, said a study Wednesday into a potential vaccine alternative.
For those mired in the eternal quest for health and happiness, there's some good news. Harvard is on the case.
Dangerous levels of muscle-enhancing additive ractopamine have been detected in beef imports from the U.S., the first such case since the government lifted bans on U.S. beef four years ago, announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) on Wednesday.
Lab mice that spent just two weeks in orbit showed early signs of liver damage upon returning to Earth, raising concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans, researchers said Wednesday.