Monday, April 14, 2014
Japan has ordered the slaughter of some 112,000 chickens after officials confirmed Sunday bird flu infections at a poultry farm in the south.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said on Friday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
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.
Friday, April 11, 2014
The World Health Organization launched a raft of emergency measures in the Guinean capital Conakry Thursday to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country.
French and German researchers on Wednesday said they had found evidence in the lab to back theories that drinking caffeine has a preventive effect on Alzheimer's disease.
What to give the patient who has everything? Well-off Germans in Europe's top economy are increasingly deciding less is more and fasting to cure what ails them.
It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3D printer.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Contrary to recent reports, America's children are still struggling with obesity and there has been no decline in the epidemic among young people, U.S. researchers said Monday.