Can eating spicy foods help people live longer?
A German-led study suggests that tall people are less likely to have cardiovascular diseases and diabetes but are exposed to greater risk of having cancer.
A two-year old toddler from Dudley, Northumberland, UK inadvertently suffers from another life threatening liver disease as a result of repeated blasts of chemotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.
A government-commissioned study in Japan shows that the average cancer survival rate for 10 years is 58.2% but maintains that mortality still varies according to cancer type.
Bacterial disease, Meliodosis, is more common than previously thought, a new study said.
A new report by American Cancer Society revealed a 23% drop of cancer deaths nationwide since the recorded peak in 1991 but continues to be the biggest killer among Americans in 21 US states.
A large trial has concluded that screenings for ovarian cancer can effectively lower death risk.
The infant mortality rate in the United States fell to a new low in 2014, new federal data revealed.
The global maternal mortality rate has declined by nearly 50 percent, the United Nations and the World Bank announced Thursday.
The death rate for middle-aged white Americans is rising even as it shrinks for other U.S. ethnic groups and around the globe.
Low blood vitamin D levels may increase mortality, a new study has shown.
Two new studies found that chronic kidney disease patients can benefit greatly from exercise.
According to two new studies, beta-blockers do not provide mortality benefit for heart attack survivors.
A new study found that shortening the amount of residency training did not affect the quality of the physicians.
The CDC calculated that from 2010 to 2012, the death rate caused by heroin overdoses has doubled.