The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Tuesday that Taiwan is still in the peak season for enterovirus infections, as two new cases with severe complications were reported over the past week.
With the recent spate of physical and sexual abuse cases in the country, Persatuan Abhaya Malaysia (Abhaya- nonprofit organization) is on a mission to empower victims through the performing arts and yoga.
Two studies of newborns in Zika-stricken Brazil yielded meager clues Wednesday about the mysterious workings of the virus, and prompted researchers to call for better tests to identify brain-damaged babies.
An experimental vaccine against malaria known as Mosquirix -- or RTS,S -- weakens over time and is only about 4 percent effective over a seven-year span, researchers said Wednesday.
Bisexual, gay and lesbian adults are more likely to experience psychological distress and engage in unhealthy behaviors, possibly as a result of being the target of discrimination, according to a study published Monday., 2 Comments
Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts -- patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications...
Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, sardines and anchovies, can reduce risk of a deadly heart attack by 10 percent, a study out Monday said.
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Monday night to kill a plan to use a proposed marine terminal to transport Utah coal to Asia, calling such shipments public health and safety hazards. Backers argued the project would bring needed jobs to an impoverished part of town.
The maker of Cheerios cereal, Nature Valley bars and Yoplait yogurt has chosen South Dakota State University as its partner in an effort to improve the quality of oats and make the crop more sustainable.