Acccording to UNAIDS, 2.5 million people in the world become infected with HIV each year.
Study reports that parents are more likely to ask for treatment despite being told that it would be ineffective if the diagnosis contains the word disease.
New research shows that taking an aspirin just once a month could cut the risk of developing cancer by almost a fourth.
A multicenter clinical trial evaluating the effects of a treatment closing a hole in the heart for stroke patients promises good results.
14 HIV patients have successfully lived with HIV without any medication, a french study reports.
At least 28 percent of schoolgirls in South Africa are infected with HIV, while only 4 percent of boys suffer the same fate, because they are being exploited by "sugar daddies," Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said.
Over 3,000 pig carcasses were found floating in the Huangpu River near Shanghai, China.
A baby has reportedly been cured of HIV for the very first time, researchers announced Sunday, a medical breakthrough that could greatly impact how babies who are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS are treated.
The app can analyze your urine and reveal your likelihood of having about 25 different diseases.
Chinese authorities reported Saturday that a man from the southwestern part of the populous country is the second person to die from the H5N1 bird flu virus this year alone.
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A new research suggests that one can add up to 14 years to their life if only they possess a healthy heart by the time they reach middle age. According to a new Northwestern Medicine study, when compared to people who are at risk of two or more cardiovascular disease (CVD) factors, those with a heart free of such risk may actually live longer. "We found that many people develop cardiovascular disease as they live into old age, but those with optimal risk factor levels live disease-free longer," said John T. Wilkins, M.D., first author of the study. "We need to do everything we can to maintain optimal risk factors so that we reduce the chances of developing cardiovascular disease and increase the chances that we'll live longer and healthier."
A new study has suggested that older women who regularly drink green tea may slightly lower their risks of contracting colon, stomach and throat cancers, when compared to women who do not take the green herb. According to the Canadian study that went on for a duration of 10 years and involved 69,000 Chinese women, women who have green tea at least three times a week reduce their risk of developing cancer of the digestive system by 14 percent. The study has added to the debate of the benefits of the herb, as recent studies have shown that drinking green tea may not be helpful in reducing cancer risk, even though the extracts of the tea are believed to be beneficial.
A new study has revealed that many a young cancer survivors avoid continuing medicines since it is too expensive, in spite of having health insurance.
With a growing number of women being affected with cancer and millions falling victim to the disease worldwide, it is very important that women be aware of the symptoms and indicators of the various diseases, so that the detection is possible at the earliest. Early detection of diseases raises chances of the survival of the victim and in some cases makes it possible for the disease to be cured. In order to check the level of awareness among women about gynaecologic cancers, researchers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a research.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.