A US soldier found dead at his home in Texas after returning from duty in West Africa was not carrying the Ebola virus, the US military said Wednesday.
More than 8,000 people have died from Ebola in West Africa since February 2014 and it has spread beyond the three countries initially effected. So, it's an epidemic, right? Or is it an outbreak? ...
Europe will be "vulnerable" if it does not regard viruses as a "national security issue" like the United States, the microbiologist who discovered Ebola said in an interview published Friday.
The United Nations must learn lessons from the Ebola crisis and begin preparing now for the next outbreak of deadly disease, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday.
Thanks in part to the Ebola crisis, neglected diseases have grabbed the world's attention. These diseases predominantly affect developing nations with limited resources to fund research, pay for treatments, ...
The US envoy to the UN, Samantha Power, on Sunday credited a reported drop in new Ebola infections in West Africa to US and other international aid efforts.
US philanthropist Bill Gates on Sunday announced he will donate over $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, saying the Ebola outbreak is a call to action.
New research from Arizona State University and the University of Tokyo that analyzes transmission rates of Ebola in West African countries shows how rapidly the disease is spreading.
The World Bank said Monday that it would provide up to $200 million to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help the West African nations contain a deadly Ebola outbreak.
Obesity is common among U.S. Hispanics and is severe particularly among young Hispanics, according to research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).
(Medical Xpress)—A majority of Americans are overweight or obese, a factor in the rapid rise in common diseases like diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and more. According to a paper published in this ...
Eric Arts' arrival isn't about nostalgia; it's about combating one of the world's deadliest diseases.
While many Americans struggle with extra weight, the obesity rate among US preschoolers has dropped by nearly half in recent years, according to figures out Tuesday.
(Medical Xpress)—Epidemiological data integrated with climate data taken from tree-ring estimates of soil moisture levels demonstrate that drought contributed to the spread of typhus in Mexico from 1655 ...
More than 60 percent of adults in England are overweight or obese, according to new figures by the national public health agency.