The military is creating “smart” E. coli to combat a variety of disorders faced by warfighters
A program that trains nurses to take over from badly overextended physicians could be part of the solution
The new findings do not prove SSRIs cause autism, but they raise more questions about taking such medications late in pregnancy
Farmers fear a diarrheal disease that wiped out a tenth of the nation's herd two years ago
Soaring levels of drug use in livestock fuels concern about resistant bacteria, human health
Another major study raises questions about the efficacy of mammography.
Fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease have fallen nearly 50 percent since 2000, according to the World Health Organization
Expected ruling could prevent 18 states from collecting health care information from certain employee health plan administrators
WHO calls for fighting food-borne diseases that can be deadly
The ubiquity of guns poses a much greater threat to Americans than terrorism
Researchers sampled 10 espresso machines and found that most of them harbored coffee residues rich in bacteria—including some potentially pathogenic strains. Christopher Intagliata reports...
A new study published in the journal Cell found that blood glucose responses between individuals to even the same foods can vary widely.
If you detect double-dippers in the midst of a festive gathering, you might want to steer clear of their favored snack
Mutant mozzies could rapidly spread through wild populations
Report concludes that not enough has changed nearly two years after the start of the catastrophic west Africa epidemic
Virus detected in 10-year-old boy after country declared free of the disease in September
Even when people in developing countries have access to proper sanitation, they don't always use it—but prominent religious leaders want to change that
Scientists alarmed by potential spread of gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to last-resort antibiotics
Fruits growing wild in urban areas were found to be healthful and to contain lower levels of lead than what's considered safe in drinking water
New gene-editing technology that successfully reprogrammed cells to fight leukemia in a 14-weeks-old infant could be applied to other cancers