Multivitamins and mineral supplements in pregnancy are an "unnecessary expense" with no proven benefits for most well-nourished women or their babies, said a review of science data Tuesday.
Despite a rising HIV epidemic in Russia, officials appear to be clamping down on the few organizations trying to fight the spread of the virus.
Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday.
Artificially stimulating the brain's feel-good center boosts immunity in mice in a way that could help explain the power of placebos, a study reported Monday.
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