Antibiotics use in early pregnancy have been found to increase the risk in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages. The increased risk however is considered to be small and is pegged to about 10 percent.
There are already six cases confirmed for people infected with the rare parasitic worm in Maui, Hawaii. There is no cure for the disease as of yet.
A UK-based study proves that a component of breast milk protein is powerful enough to destroy drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs
Some research shows that beards might protect men against some harmful bacterial diseases.
A worrying report from US federal health authorities warned that only 22% of high school teens and 33% of young adults, who are reportedly sexually active, are getting HIV tests leaving the two age groups at-risk to HIV infections.
Olive and sunflower oils are not good for babies' skin, a new study found.
758 hospitals across the United States will be fined for safety incidents, a new Medicare report revealed.
The nervous system may play a bigger role in infections and autoimmune diseases than previously known, according to a new study.
The number of infectious disease outbreaks and the number of unique illnesses causing them are increasing around the globe, a new study has found.
The most common type of hospital-associated infection may be preventable with a vaccine, according to a new mice study.
A new report commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General found that federal agents are often exposed to communicable diseases by illegal immigrant children.
Ticks are taking over New York. New research reveals that ticks have survived the harsh winter, and managed to settle comfortably in New York.
Using a drug combination in long-term reduces the risk of recurrent urinary tract infection by up to 80 percent in children with the urinary condition vesicoureteral reflux compared to placebo, according to a new research.
An HIV-infected nurse has been accused of injecting her blood into a two-year-old patient. The Ugandan press has nicknamed her as "the killer nurse."
A new study reported that high stress levels can compromise children's immune systems.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.