Researchers observed that only five percent of people washed their hands long enough to kill germs and prevent infections.
Study found that the H7N9 flu virus is contagious between ferrets.
Researchers mapped out over 100 different kinds of fungi residing on human feet.
Researchers found that malaria parasites communicate to each other within the human body in order to increase each other's chances of being transmitted to another human via mosquitoes.
Consumer Reports found that nearly 90 percent of the ground turkey it analyzed contained at least one of the five bacteria it was tested for.
Researchers discovered that ping pong balls used in beer pong contain over millions of bacteria, which include salmonella and listeria.
Women often misuse petroleum jelly and body oils as internal lubricants, leading to more cases of bacterial vaginosis.
The Food and Drug Administration reported that after investigating the sanitary conditions of 31 compounding pharmacies, rust and mold was found in 30 of them.
In the latest issue of Science, scientists looked into how animals and insects treated certain illnesses and injuries in the wild.
The lotus birth, which is a natural method that keeps a newborn attached to the mother until nature severs the umbilical cord, is gaining popularity.
WHO stated that the H7N9 virus in China, which has killed seven people already, cannot be spread via human-to-human contact.
In a new report, researchers state that being too clean can be a contributing factor to the higher rates of type I diabetes.
Researchers stated that certain vaginal products that require insertion can damage vaginal tissues and increase the risk for infections.
The FDA recalled all drugs manufactured by a New Jersey compounding pharmacy due to possible mold contamination.
Certain types of bacteria are becoming harder and harder to fight because they are developing resistance toward antibiotics, leaving doctors little to no treatment options.