Travelers to Thailand should take extra precautions against mosquitoes this year: the country has reported an increase in cases of dengue fever.
"What we're doing here is pretty much comparable to the moon landings," said Ulrich Steinseifer. The professor of cardiovascular engineering smiles, unlocks a glass cabinet and takes out a round object made of plastic - an artificial heart.
Brushing meat and vegetables with oil while they're on the barbecue may seem like a fine idea, but it can actually be pretty bad for your health.
U.S. immunologist James P. Allison, who recently received the prestigious Wolf Prize in medicine in Jerusalem, has experienced the scourge of cancer first-hand. His mother died of lymphoma when he was 10.
Parents often find themselves debating the issue of what is better for children -- to have their own seat on top of the bike, or to be transported behind in a special trailer?
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to stop the highly contagious disease.
More than one in 10 people worldwide are now obese and 2.2 billion are believed to be overweight, fueling a global health crisis that claims millions of lives every year, according to a major new international study released on Monday.
An elderly woman leans over to smell a lush flowerbed of lavender in sprawling gardens surrounding an imposing early 20th-century palace in a pastoral corner of eastern Poland.
Tourette syndrome is a mysterious medical curiosity that has puzzled doctors for more than a century. People who have it suffer from tics and other behavioral problems, such as obsessive compulsive traits and attention deficit disorder.
More than 5,000 Indians have lined up in the country's south, pinching their noses and sticking their tongues out to swallow live fish in an unusual traditional treatment for asthma.