International health experts head to Saudi Arabia to help determine why MERS cases are soaring again
A look at the financial and behavioral nudges that can provide incentives for change
The U.S. media is abuzz due to an outbreak at Disneyland in California, but the disease will keep popping up until it is wiped out worldwide
Outbreaks have been numerous and unpredictable
Synthetic antibodies with the potential to be orally ingested to fight cancer and autoimmune diseases may replace cumbersome intravenous therapeutics
Guinea's government has authorized the wider use of an experimental drug to treat Ebola in treatment centers after successful initial trials, officials said
The type of school yard affects how much children exercise
Authorities fighting Ebola must do more to tackle a high death rate among young children whose isolation from parents also causes great distress and deprives them of extra care, the WHO said...
Some villagers touch and wash the infectious bodies of dead victims at secret burials, making it difficult to trace those exposed to the virus
The diagnoses add to a growing outbreak of the disease across the U.S.
White House’s move to develop customized care prompts worries about data security and informed consent
Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina talk about the foundation set forth in its recently released annual letter...
Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Scientific American Editor in-Chief Mariette DiChristina talk about the foundation set forth in its recently released annual letter...
Regions that send a team to the Super Bowl saw on average an 18 percent increase in flu deaths among those over 65, probably because of increased transmission due to gatherings of people at parties during the height of the flu season...
West Africa will be lucky to wipe out Ebola this year, as some locals remain suspicious of aid workers, especially in Guinea, the Red Cross said on Friday
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated for measles amid an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, saying that 2014 saw the highest number of cases in two decades...
New research dispels the belief that the strength of the body’s defense system is genetically programmed
The economic embargo is still in place, so warming connections between the countries can only take biomedicine so far, scientists say
Some experiments are simply too dangerous to warrant the risk
A post-Ebola "Marshall Plan" should address three areas of urgent need: cash for families affected by the crisis, investment in jobs and support for basic services, Oxfam said Tuesday...