The Elephant Man disease or otherwise known as Proteus syndrome causes disproportionate growth of tissues such as skin, bone, vascular and fatty tissue. The genetic condition is not passed on from parent to child but is caused by a sporadic mutation or change in a gene called AKT1.
Understanding the growth and structure of cancer cells can help in developing new drugs and improve treatments for patients.
A new vaccine is being tested to protect against all insect-borne diseases. Th vaccine is being formulated using mosquito saliva.
Drinking levels, per a recent study, are being linked to arteries stiffness and a risk that can potentially lead to a cardiovascular disease.
France to cull 600,000 more ducks in fight against bird flu virus. The French government has promised that the farmers will be compensated.
This year the bird flu virus hits China again with outbreak in different provinces.
Health care experts revealed that the yellow fever that plagued Brazil came from monkeys.
Washing hands regularly can help prevent the spread of Scarlet Fever. It can be treated using paracetmol for high fevers and antihistamine for the skin rash.
Latest studies show that smoking in men can lead to future health problems for their unborn children.
In the next 20 years, with the aid of gene editing therapy, cancers and all inherited diseases can be finally cured.
A new research claims that compounds in marijuana can stop brain tumor growth.
Two months after Angola had declared an end to yellow fever, Congot finally followed after aggressive vaccination campaigns last year.
All three persons that were affected lived within one block radius in the Concourse area. Representatives handed out notices to tenants warning them about the illness on Tuesday in the lobby of 750 Grand Concourse.
One in every 68 children is autistic.
Pneumonia remains the most infectious killer for children under the age of five. As such, two Michigan experts are sharing some key information on how to avoid it.