Thursday, November 27, 2014
Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a holiday to celebrate bountiful harvests, Americans are being urged to stop wasting food so much.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday.
South African actress Charlize Theron threw her weight Tuesday behind an urgent new U.N. campaign to end AIDS as a global health threat by 2030.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A large team of Chinese health workers arrived in Liberia to boost the Ebola fight as a U.S.-based doctor infected in Sierra Leone was described as being “extremely ill.”
Travelers from Mali will be subject to the same screening and monitoring that was ordered for people arriving from three other Ebola-affected countries, U.S. health officials said Sunday.
Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason.
Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now. A large study found that continuing for another 18 months lowers the risk of heart attacks, clots and other problems.
Monday, November 17, 2014
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are “disproportionately” targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.