Thursday, July 24, 2014
Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Thirty-four people have tested positive for AIDS using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several civic groups, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed U.N. estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter.
A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to treat it, scientists said Tuesday.
Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.
Monday, July 21, 2014
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Overexposure to plasticizers could almost double the risk of contracting breast cancer, according to findings by local researchers.
The number of obese and overweight children in the world could balloon from 44 million in 2012 to 75 million in 2025, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Friday.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
AIDS researcher Joep Lange, killed in the Malaysian jet crash in Ukraine, was a pioneer of cheap anti-retrovirals for the poor, colleagues said Friday, remembering him as a man of compassion and vision.