Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise.
Scientists on Sunday said they had used a harmless electrical current to modify sleep so that an individual has “lucid dreams,” a particularly powerful form of dreaming.
Saudi Arabia announced seven more deaths from the MERS coronavirus Saturday, as the World Health Organization prepared for an emergency meeting over worries about the spread of the disease.
The first American diagnosed with a mysterious virus from the Middle East has been released from an Indiana hospital and is consider fully recovered, the hospital said Friday.
The Taiwan Asthma Council (TAC) yesterday proposed an asthma treatment code to help about 2 million patients in Taiwan better control their asthma.
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The first case of MERS, a dangerous respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East and has a high death rate, has been confirmed in the United States, officials said Friday.
Curbing smoking and drinking, salt intake, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and obesity could prevent more than 37 million premature deaths by 2025, according to an analysis published on Saturday.
The rise of superbugs, stoked by misuse of antibiotics and poor hospital hygiene, is enabling long-treatable diseases to once again become killers, the World Health Organization warned on Wednesday.
Guinea said Tuesday 74 people had died so far this year in one of the worst ever outbreaks of the Ebola virus.