As the world faced a dearth of oral cholera vaccines, the United Nations health agency announced that the supply of medication will double up to six million doses this year after it added another producer to its list of approved suppliers so that they can put up a fight against a disease that kills as many as 142,000 people every year
Pop-rock genius and avant-garde British musician, David Bowie, breathed his last following a year and a half battle with cancer two days after the release of his farewell album Blackstar
Exercise for depressed patients can lead to a lower risk of heart disease, a new study reported.
Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that three elephants at an Oregon Zoo passed on a passive form of tuberculosis to humans after close contacts with zoo staff members in 2013.
According to a new survey, many adults younger than 45 are unaware of what stroke symptoms are.
Increasing the costs of alcohol can lower individual consumption rates, an Australian study says.
Almost half of non-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke, a new study found.
The 2016 nutritional guidelines jointly released by US departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services advised Americans to cut back on sugar but softened on cholesterol-rich eggs and coffee.
Single moms are not getting enough quality sleep, a new survey reported.
Higher doses of vitamin D do not lower risk of falls in seniors aged 70 and above, a new study found.
The FDA has tightened up its regulations for the use of surgical mesh devices in patients with pelvic organ prolapse.
E-cigarettes could become available through Britain's National Health Service (NHS) as a smoking cessation aid.
Do you really need to eat when you have no hunger pangs, even if the food looks enticing?
Fructose could potentially speed up cancer growth, a new study is reporting.
Teen smokers crave nicotine more because their brains respond differently to images of others lighting up cigarettes, according to a new study