Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida probes four suspected non-travel cases of Zika

Florida is investigating two new cases of Zika virus that may not involve people infected while traveling outside the United States, bringing the state's total number of such cases to four, officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Can the coronavirus be transmitted during sex?

While there have been no documented cases of COVID-19 being transmitted sexually, there is still a strong likelihood of speading the disease during a sexual encounter due to the intimiate physical contact and lack of social ...

Oncology & Cancer

Why throat cancers are on the rise, and why it matters to you

Who among us hasn't had a sore throat, a hoarse voice or a lump in the neck? Usually these are minor problems that go away on their own or after a course of antibiotics—but if they don't, check in with your doctor. These ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Going to bed with your ex might not be as bad you think

Conventional wisdom holds that people set themselves up for even greater heartache when they jump into bed with their ex-partner after a breakup. However, according to the findings of a study in Springer's journal Archives ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Man who got smallpox vaccine passes milder infection to sex partner

(HealthDay)—A man recently vaccinated for smallpox under a U.S. Defense Department program passed a milder, related form of the disease on to a man he had sex with, and that man then passed it on to yet another man, federal ...

Oncology & Cancer

FDA clears Avastin for late-stage cervical cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the sixth indication for the blockbuster biotech drug.

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