This is a village where the people melt away.
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.
A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said.
Obsessing over calories alone in America is becoming passe.
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.
A thin mist hangs in the air as a handful of troubled souls wander aimlessly around the Bouya Omar mausoleum in central Morocco, the occasional chilling cry rising from behind its walls.
It was with a heavy heart, and some panic, that Britons digested new advice this week that their struggle to eat enough fruit and vegetables had just got harder.