Saturday, July 11, 2015
People who suffer from psychosis are about three times more likely to be smokers, but scientists have long scratched their heads over which one leads to the other.
Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers like Advil and Aleve, adding new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Like many women in Algeria infected by their husbands with HIV, 30-year-old Sihem is a victim twice over, living with her disease and suffering as a social outcast.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Mourdja's nose has been eaten away, like one lip and part of her upper gum, leaving the 13-year-old girl atrociously disfigured by noma, a disease that thrives on malnutrition.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
A woman in Washington state died from measles in the spring -- the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in the state since 1990, health officials said Thursday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that U.S. regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of eight kilograms, a yearlong study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators.
California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the U.S. in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Longer schooling seems to be an effective and affordable way to cut the risk of HIV infection in AIDS-endemic countries, according to the results of a study in Botswana published Monday.
Monday, June 29, 2015
South Korea reported no new cases of MERS or deaths from the virus for the first time in nine days Monday, but officials warned there was no indication yet that the outbreak had been brought under control.