The widespread practice of giving antibiotics to healthy livestock to promote growth and prevent disease is making the drugs ineffective, the American Academy of Pediatrics says
Fatalities from causes like heart disease, cancer and stroke dropped 43 percent between 1969 and 2013
Many children are wrongly diagnosed with food allergies because of inaccurate tests
Sick red colobus monkeys in Uganda ate the very same plants that local people use to treat illnesses
Interactive games show some success in small, preliminary studies, but scientists have reservations
The news reflects the dramatic gains in access to HIV/AIDS treatment in the past decade, which has helped many people
The decision is likely to delay a possible broad roll-out of the shot for between three and five years
To tackle it, doctors need to think hard about what it means to be “objective”
Beet juice contains nitrates, which the body can convert to nitric oxide, a chemical that relaxes blood vessels and makes it easier to function in conditions of low oxygen. Christopher Intagliata reports...
The new libido pill will likely lure users for whom it was not approved: women taking antidepressants
The cases come after two weeks with no new confirmed cases of the virus in west Africa
Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey is in critical condition following "totally unprecedented" return of symptoms
Nasty superbug MRSA hits Daniel Fells following a cortisone shot to relieve pain from toe and ankle injuries
In Britain the world's 20 top-selling medicines are three times cheaper than in the U.S.
Genetic sequencing of the virus suggests it has been circulating for two years in an area with low immunization rates
The week of October 4 is the first without new patients since March 2014 but WHO warns that further cases may still break out
Experts are concerned that the illness, which is increasingly linked to a disorder that causes paralysis, may become a problem in the U.S.
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for discoveries of the mechanisms by which cells maintain the integrity of their DNA sequences ...
Analgesics struggle to get through clinical trials as the response to sham treatments has become stronger
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, Aziz Sancar for mechanistic studies of DNA repair