Wednesday, December 3, 2014
An independent investigation into the death of 13 women in India after mass sterilization surgeries found the doctor and his staff used the same needles for all the procedures and never changed their gloves.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may lose its ability to cause AIDS over time as more people take anti-retroviral drugs to keep the infection at bay, researchers said Monday.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Nearly deaf and riddled with cancer and ulcers, 90-year-old Rampyari Bai insists she will never give up fighting for justice for victims of the world's worst industrial disaster.
Ten years since setting a trend with its workplace smoking ban, Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Malaysians have a passionate love affair with their lip-smacking cuisine — rich curries, succulent fried chicken, buttery breads and creamy drinks — but it is increasingly an unhealthy relationship.
E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
As many as 70 percent of people infected with HIV in the United States do not have the virus under control, boosting the risk of transmission, according to a study Tuesday.
Overweight and obesity is now causing nearly half a million new cancer cases in adults every year, roughly 3.6 percent of the world's total, a study said Wednesday.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
In the run-up to Thanksgiving, a holiday to celebrate bountiful harvests, Americans are being urged to stop wasting food so much.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday.