The virus, identified in 1999 in Malaysia and Singapore, has sparked outbreaks with mortality rates between 40 and 90 percent
People who brush their teeth three times a day are less likely to develop atrial fibrillation or heart failure than those with less consistent oral hygiene habits, a Korean study suggests.
Scientists have discovered that certain soup broths passed down from generation to generation might aid in battling malaria by interrupting the life cycle of the deadly parasite
Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion of the CAR-T cell therapy, according to data presented on Saturday
In an analysis of five products purchased online, researchers found that four contained piracetam, sometimes in dangerously high amounts
A study of African infants infected with HIV found that treating them with powerful drugs within the first hours and days of birth helped preserve their immune systems, improving their chances of better long-term health
When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art.
Teens and young adults who use cocaine, amphetamines and cannabis are more likely to be hospitalized for heart attacks by early adulthood than their counterparts who don’t use these drugs
Teenagers worldwide are jeopardizing their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organization-led study warns
One of the best ways to cut down on antibiotic-resistant E. coli infections would be making sure that everyone washes their hands after using the toilet, a UK study suggest
China reported a third case of bubonic plague after two other plague cases were revealed last week, but the disease remains rare despite its fearsome reputation and authorities say the cases appear unrelated
A child born today faces multiple and life-long health harms from climate change - growing up in a warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat, a major global study has found
A research review suggests that longer-term, which one is better for weight loss remains unknown
Apple Inc’s Heart study found the device could accurately detect atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat
This is Sabry's first mission outside the MENA region since her appointment as the UN World Food Programme's Goodwill Ambassador
Pneumonia killed more than 800,000 babies and young children last year - or one child every 39 seconds - despite being curable and mostly preventable
People who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than individuals who don’t have any sleep difficulties
Any amount of regular running is associated with a lower risk of dying prematurely, particularly from cancer or heart disease, compared to not running at all, a research review suggests
During deep sleep, the brain may be tidying up the detritus that accumulates during a hard day of thinking, a recent study suggests
Adding an extra 15 minutes of daily walking, or jogging a steady one kilometer each day, would improve productivity and extend life expectancy - leading to more economic growth
A group of fellow students at the University of Indonesia, spent three months developing a wearable device that can help internet users cut down on the time they spend flicking at their phones.
Dentists and physicians often prescribe antibiotics to relieve dental pain and intraoral swelling.
Getting measles destroys immunity that the victim has acquired to other diseases
Apps that prompt users to stand up and move every hour or to aim for a certain number of daily steps do help people add movement and exercise to their daily routines