Friday, January 29, 2016
Behind the tropical disease outbreaks that have exploded in Latin America is a tiny menace that just won't go away.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a U.S. government advisory group recommended Tuesday.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Routinely assigning people with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease to physical or occupational therapy offers no improvement to their quality of life, said a British study out Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Lost in the arguing over whether women should begin mammograms at age 40 or 50 or somewhere in between is the issue they'll all eventually face: when to stop.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
US President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday, freeing up federal aid to help an area affected by contaminated water, the White House said.
The United States warned pregnant women Friday to avoid travel to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America due to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, linked to birth defects.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 people and triggered a global health alert was declared over, with Liberia the last country to get the all-clear.
A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration says.
U.S. military members who are exposed to repeated blasts in a war zone may suffer permanent damage in parts of the brain that lend emotional stability, said a study Wednesday.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Welcome to New Year's resolution junction. It's a busy place around this time of year, when those promises we make to ourselves are either furiously alive or dead on arrival.