Almost 1,000 cases of the contagious whooping cough have been confirmed so far in 2012, according to preliminary reports from New York Health Department. That number is up 931 cases reported in all of 2011.
Fewer people infected with HIV globally are dying as more of them get access to crucial antiretroviral drugs, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations AIDS program said on Wednesday.
A latest study by US researchers claims that by modifying bacteria in the gut of the malaria mosquitoes the disease could be stopped. Malaria is one of the most widespread and dangerous insect-transmitted human disease in the world. The research has revealed that 'friendly' bacteria in the stomach of the mosquito alongside the malaria parasite can be modified and used to destroy the malaria causing parasite. The friendly bacteria produces certain kinds of deadly toxins which are neither ha...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Expert Panel on Protective Factors for Youth Violence is now calling for new research to find ways to approach and prevent youth violence.
A latest study says that one should get stomach cancer screenings once in every three years.
A latest study reveals that psychological stress can lead to premature aging in people.
An ABC News investigation has claimed that "inadequately trained" dentists are putting American children at risk by sedating them for even routine tooth cleaning and cavity treatments.
According to a new review published in the Cochrane Library, there's no good evidence that fans help during a heat wave.
There is an extraordinary trend in mental illness: an increase in the prevalence of reported anxiety disorders of more than 1,200 percent since 1980.
According to an ABC News report, nearly 30 percent of students are either bullies or victims of bullying, and 160,000 kids stay home from school every day because of fear of bullying.
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes and a new University of Georgia study says the combined diseases could affect vision.
According to a new study, physical abuse may lead to poor heart health decades later and middle-aged women who were child abuse victims at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes.
According to researchers, contraceptive use likely prevents more than 272,000 maternal deaths from childbirth each year and could reduce maternal deaths by an addition 30 percent if needs are met globally.
Dengue fever, an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus, affects between 50 and 100 million people in the tropics and sub tropics each year.
After many a reports and researches on the ill effects of skin getting sunburned, here is something quite contrary to the previous findings.