Three Florida residents have contracted the Zika Virus while traveling outside of the United States.
Two new studies have suggested hat pregnant women who eat fish at meals three times a week may have kids whose brain will be better developed.
Researchers have found a way to make an existing drug used to treat pancreatic, lung and breast cancers effective in small dosage, thereby reducing its usage and associated side effects in course of the treatment...
A new study has found that regular intake of green leafy vegetables can reduce risk of common eye condition glaucoma by as much as 30%.
A mother and newborn baby on the island of Oahu have tested positive for a past Zika virus infection, Hawaii and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials confirmed on Friday.
French authorities said on Friday that one man was declared brain dead and three others faced possible permanent brain damage after they took part in a drug trial for a painkiller based on a natural brain compound which is...
Olympus Corp., whose expert medical scopes are among those associated with a series of deadly "superbug" occurrences around the country, said on Friday that it will recall and redesign the devices in an effort to prevent future infections.
A study done by the National Institute of Health (NIH) shows that there's no need for couples to put off pregnancy after a miscarriage, and researchers say couples should try to conceive again within 3 months of having a miscarriage.
Federal health officials are discussing whether to caution pregnant women against travel to Brazil and other Latin American and Caribbean countries where mosquitoes are transmitting the Zika virus, which has been associated with brain damage in newborn babies.
A new research now suggests that obese patients can reduce their risk of heart diseases and diabetes by cutting down on their sitting time.
A study published in February issue of the Journal The Annals of Thoracic Surgery has revealed that Statins, which are drugs used to decrease cholesterol levels in the blood, are helpful in reducing cardiac complications in patients who receive coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
A spike in cases of Legionella bacteria has been discovered in the Flint area, Gov. Rick Snyder and a pair of Health and Human Services Department officials announced on Wednesday.
A study held by Oxford University envisages that India may have a high infection rate for melioidosis, a bacterial disease that imitates other diseases, making it difficult to detect.
Eating potatoes or chips on most days of the week might increase a woman's risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to the study published in The British Medical Journal.
Two cough syrup for children are being recalled after the manufacturers included dosing cups with incorrect markings in the packaging, prompting concerns that the incorrect dose could lead to overdose.
According to new Census 2011 data released on Tuesday, among all religions Muslims in India have the highest share of children and teenagers (0-19 age group), 47%, compared to 40% for Hindus and just 29% for Jains.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Monday, assured residents of the national capital that all medicines prescribed by doctors at Delhi's government hospitals would be available free of cost at the pharmacies from February 1.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a verification report, finding the director and a senior doctor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) responsible for irregularities...
Researchers in US have developed a system that can treat Type 1 diabetes automatically and easily, with the help of a smartphone. With this system, people suffering from diabetes might soon be able to ditch constant...
Pharma company Mylan NV has launched generic Harvoni tablets, used to treat Hepatitis C, under the brand name 'MyHep LVIR' in India. The generic drug is a combination of Sofosbuvir/Ledipasvir and would...
The findings of a new study published online in the journal PLOS One put forward that persons living at higher latitudes, with lower exposure to sunlight and greater occurrence of vitamin D deficiency, are at greater risk of developing cancer.
A simple, computer-training task can alter the brain's wiring to regulate emotions, claim researchers. Dr. Noga Cohen from the Ben-Gurion University said that these results are the first to show that non-emotional...
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, researchers have come up with a new formulation of dental filling that does not shrink ensuring a pain-free treatment.
A study of Nordic twins found when a twin is diagnosed with cancer, the sibling has a higher chance of developing any type of cancer. Lorelei Mucci, an associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard University, and her fellow...
Scientists have developed a non-invasive imaging method for defining appropriateness of breast cancer treatment which is as accurate as the current techniques, thereby reducing the need for invasive tissue sampling.
Recent studies indicate that traditional practices like vaginal births might promote the development of the microbiome in the infant from mother, which is crucial for the newborn to build strong immunity.
A woman in New York has claimed that her body brews alcohol and it prompted the court to dismiss her DUI charge. The woman was charged when she blew a blood alcohol level more than four times the legal limit...
A new study of Oregon births published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that in the United States, choosing to deliver a baby outside a hospital is linked to a slightly increased risk of death of the...
A new study has found that gene-editing technique can prove helpful to those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The researcher have anaged to halt the progression of DMD in mice using the gene-editing...
Cancer isn't generally a contagious disease, but certain cells can transmit between individuals ? such as 'devil facial tumor disease', a transmissible cancer that affects Tasmanian devils.