Researchers reported that tripling the tax on tobacco could potentially save 200 million people from dying prematurely.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three men for their work on the cell transport system.
California's legislators are hoping that Governor jerry Brown will pass the bill providing condoms to inmates.
Researchers found that five percent of children could be classified as severely obese.
The Food and Drug Administration said that the arsenic levels found in rice and its products were not high enough to pose immediate or short-term adverse health effects.
A new WHO report found that women aged 50 and up are living longer today than they did decades ago.
A new review reported the risk factors of parasites lurking in cat poop.
Researchers found that smoking fewer cigarettes will not necessarily help extend one's lifespan.
A British survey found that 10 percent of Britons do not get medical care for sexually-related diseases or conditions because they are too embarrassed.
Scientists discovered the oldest case of cancer to date in a Neanderthal that existed over 120,000 years ago.
A giant African land snail has been spotted in Houston, TX raising concerns over whether or not this dangerous species has invaded the state.
Researchers found that 80-year-old seniors who perform as well as 50 to 60-year-old people on memory tests have thicker cortex and anterior cingulate regions similar to those found in 50-year-old people.
In response to the recent H7N9 bird flu scare in China which has already killed four, Shanghai started culling chickens from the area's poultry dealers on Friday, Shanghai Daily reports.
The FDA announced that it will loosen the restrictions for companies that make nicotine-replacement products, allowing consumers to use the products for over the recommended time period of 12 weeks.
The number of underage smokers in the UK rose by 50,000 from 2010 to 2011.