The Zika virus that has been spreading throughout the Americas could travel to Asia and Africa, the WHO said.
President Barack Obama is calling for more research on the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to a birth defect.
Tiny pet turtles continue to spread salmonella throughout the United States, a new study reported.
A new study found that college athletes in contact sports were more likely to be carriers of MRSA.
According to a new study, even though hospital visitors, staff members and medical professionals are sanitizing their hands, hospital patients are not doing it enough.
Licensed day-care centers and preschools in NYC, New Jersey and Connecticut are mandating children to get the flu vaccine this year.
A team of researchers reported that the HIV epidemic could have started in Kinshasa in the early 1920s.
Cancer cells traveling to other sites have different energy needs from their 'stay-at-home' siblings which continue to proliferate at the original tumor site, suggests a new study.
According to a new study, a virus can contaminate 40 to 60 percent of surfaces within two to four hours.
Patients infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus are unlikely to pass it to others easily, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered that two new vaccines can cut the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person by nearly 40 percent.
Johnson & Johnson is once again reminding doctors to steer clear of certain medical tools used to perform a hysterectomy or fibroid-removal surgery.
In a new article, a team of researchers explained how RNA molecules found in certain viruses mimic the shape of other molecules as part of a strategy to 'hijack' the cell that results in producing more viruses.
UN experts report that one billion people are still defecating outdoors.
A new study uncovered how "bad" cholesterol can help cancer cells spread in the body.
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.