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.
Black gay men are more affected by AIDS than any population in the developed world.
According to a researchers from the The Miriam Hospital's Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, nearly 25 percent of college women try smoking tobacco with a hookah, or water pipe, for the first time during their freshman year.
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...
According to a latest study, Britain tops the list of the laziest people in the Europe.
A latest research has associated delivering a heavy baby with the mother's risk of developing Breast cancer later in life.
Signs of cognitive decline can be seen when there are changes in a person's walk, researchers say after analyzing the results of five studies.
A latest study says that one should get stomach cancer screenings once in every three years.
A study claims that undergoing reflexology can significantly improve bodily functions.
One in five of breast cancer patients who refuse to undergo mastectomy - and instead opt for breast conserving surgery (which is less drastic) need more surgeries in future to remove tumors.
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes and a new University of Georgia study says the combined diseases could affect vision.
Reggae immortal Bob Marley has joined Barack Obama and Elvis Presley in the elite club of those who have biological species named in their honor.
The lifestyle that the teenagers live affects their risk of higher blood pressure, reveals a latest study.
Growing old certainly means more than just physical aging.
Baby boys who are uncircumcised have an increased risk of urinary tract infection - whether their foreskin is "tight" or not, a study published Monday finds.