At least one kind of virus has become less lethal when targeting a woman to ensure she does not die before it can infect her offspring, according to a study released Tuesday.
A surge in U.S infants born with symptoms of withdrawal from heroin or strong prescription painkillers is driven largely by rising drug use among women in rural areas, a new study found.
People will be able to buy emergency contraception pills, also called "the morning-after pill," at local pharmacies without a prescription as early as next year, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) said.
Life expectancy in the United States dropped last year for the first time since the peak of the HIV/AIDS crisis more than 20 years ago, as deaths rose from nearly every major cause, federal data showed Thursday.
Progress in the U.S. against obesity, food poisoning, and infections spread in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing, despite dedicated efforts to fight these health threats by the nation's top public health agency.
Amputees who played computer games using a virtual, on-screen arm, experienced relief from the phantom pain that often afflicts people who have lost a limb, scientists said Friday.
Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side.
The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic.
Taipei's first dengue fever cluster since 2011 emerged in the city's Neihu District (內湖) over the weekend.
Mikhail Pokrovskii, a 56-year-old doctor specializing in pharmacology, moved to Belgorod from his native city of Sotchi back in 2011, invited by the regional university in light of his expertise. Pokrovskii was one of the first to start work at the new clinical research center, which now boasts 35 researchers and is known as one of the best laboratories in the country.