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
Researchers are now optimistic about combating the virus with this inoculation
What opioid addiction treatments are more effective and can we vaccinate against addiction?
Newly published data highlights health trends throughout the country
Pancreatic cancer will soon be the second-biggest cause of cancer deaths
The rare public health advisory is aimed at saving opioid users
Researchers often focus on pathogens that infect mammals and birds
A monkey study heightens concerns about widespread harm from the virus
Such pathogens are resistant to nearly every drug
Mining social media to predict outbreaks
Researchers call for greater caution, but skeptics say the evidence from rat studies is not convincing
A multifactorial analysis finds that the ignition of a flu epidemic stems from a blast of colder weather striking an otherwise warm, humid, urban environment, and driving people indoors into close quarters.