The world response to the deadly Ebola crisis in West Africa needs a major scale-up that should include military flights for delivering supplies, US lawmakers and leading doctors said Thursday.
Incidence of thyroid cancer is rising faster in Pennsylvania than in the rest of the United States, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Before they reach young adulthood, most children in the United States will experience their parents separating, divorcing, finding another partner, or getting remarried.
World Health Organization staff battling an Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone are working in larger quarters and no longer live with people from other agencies, after a scientist with the U.N. group was infected ...
The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has cleared the Caya contoured diaphragm for marketing in the United States, bringing women one step closer to a new option for safe and effective non-hormonal contraception. ...
Late summer brings excitement about college football and hopes that the weather will soon cool off, but it also brings a risk for West Nile Virus, a common infection, but one that is not frequently diagnosed.
France last month carried out the second transplant of a new-generation artificial heart, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Monday.
In the battle of humans versus disease, the latter usually gets the upper hand in the end. For patients with terminal diseases, the pace of biomedical research can seem glacial. It takes years—if not decades—to ...
An American doctor who was recently infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia arrived in the United States Friday for treatment.
Health experts honed in Friday on a handful of unproven drugs they hope might turn the lethal tide of Ebola, as key figures urged that funds go for frontline crisis care in some of the world's poorest states.
The United States is in danger of losing its biomedical edge to countries that are aggressively funding research into personalized medicine.
Poor eating and exercise habits have kept obesity rates high in the United States, said a report Thursday that found increases in six states and no decreases across the nation.
Thirty years ago, poor Brazilian women were paid to give away their breast milk, leaving their children at risk of malnourishment. Equipment at the few milk collection centers that existed was so costly it ...
A new government forecast says the nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending.
Airline pilots and cabin crews appear to have twice the incidence of melanoma as the general population.