Here’s why pedestrians are dying in greater numbers, and how authorities are responding to the crisis.
The cancer death rate in the United States dropped by a staggering 25 percent in the past 25 years.
A sparsely-populated town in rural Alabama is currently experiencing an alarming increase of tuberculosis incidence rate that already resulted in three deaths and 47 confirmed infections.
Deaths caused due to opioid drug overdose are at an all time high in the U.S. increasing to 14% in a singe year, the CDC reported
Recently published WHO Malaria Report revealed that malaria-caused fatalities dropped to almost half in Africa with Swaziland leading the progress in the region.
Last winter, England and Wales reported more than 40,000 deaths which has been the highest number since 1999. According to the report, most deaths involved people over 75 years of age.
A flu vaccine made by Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has been suspended in Italy amid fears it may have caused three deaths.
The WHO reported that last year, there were nearly half a million more tuberculosis cases than previously estimated.
Around 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year is linked to high sodium consumption, according a new analysis evaluating populations across 187 countries.
A modest increase in the number of skilled midwives in poorest nations could save lives of substantial number of women and their babies, according to a new research.
Heath communicators can convey information about the disease prevention and detection more easily just after the death of public figures, according to a new study.
Deaths from ischemic stroke due to tobacco consumption in China, India, and Russia together are higher than total for all world's other countries combined, according to a new research.
Reportedly in Anne Arundel County, there have been cases of heroin overdoses at a rate of more than one a day this year and hence to save overdose deaths officials announced they're putting a powerful drug in the hands of police officers.
Washington state officials have started investigating the rise in the number of neural tube defects.
A new report estimated that China could prevent 13 million smoking deaths by 2050 if the nation adhered to the guidelines set by WHO.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.