The smell attracts mosquitoes, and may help identify hidden cases
The inoculation, called V920, was developed by Merck
Climate change is accelerating the spread of disease—and making it much harder to predict outbreaks
One experimental shot is slated for human testing
The country has been roiled by nine outbreaks of the disease
Two cases in the western part of the country have been confirmed
The same preventive shot may be less effective in poor neighborhoods than in rich ones
A wider waist is dangerous for reasons we don’t fully grasp
Menu label requirements go into effect Monday
A program to stop deadly diseases from spreading to the U.S. by helping foreign countries contain them now faces steep cuts
Rates have tripled in 15 years, and some scientists suspect climate change is partly to blame
An experimental approach may arm immune cells against many strains, eliminating annual guesswork
Resurgent outbreaks of infectious diseases are sickening thousands, and the causes are societal
Advice from an N.Y.U. food policy symposium: eating healthfully means you can't ever let down your guard when shopping.
Today in Boston, Gates announced a $12-million initiative to foster the development of a vaccine effective against all flu strains.
You have a variety of strains of E. coli in your intestine, including one that’s busy making the antioxidant vitamin K crucial for your and its survival
A look at a database of fatal traffic accidents found a 12 percent increase on the informal marijuana holiday 4/20 after 4:20 P.M. compared with nearby dates.
Researchers used Twitter searches for nonflu words associated with behavior to predict flu outbreaks two weeks in advance.
Experts describe how rat poison linked to a recent bleeding outbreak does its damage