offering hope for people with a rare form of blindness and creating a cost dilemma
Azzedine Alaia, whose timeless gowns won an army of devotees around the world, has died at the age of 77
The latest estimates from the International Diabetes Federation mean that one in 11 adults worldwide have the condition, which occurs when the amount of sugar in the blood is too high.
Despite decades of scientific research, there is no treatment that can slow the progression of Alzheimer‘s
The oncology society called attention to the long-established link between alcohol
Cigarettes have been sold at a discounted price to Vatican employees and pensioners
According to the WHO’s statement, in some countries around 80 percent of total consumption of medically important antibiotics is in the animal sector
Reports of self-harm jumped nearly 70 percent among younger teen girls in the UK between 2011 and 2014
Organisers say the cat show, which began in 2011, is getting bigger each year
Almost every country in the world now has serious nutrition problems, either due to over-eating leading to obesity or a lack of food leading to undernutrition
Who’s coming, what are the key debates about and how green will this meeting be? Five things to know about the U.N. conference known as COP23
Pesticides are widely used in agriculture to kill bugs, fungi and other produce-plaguing pests. They can hurt humans, too.
Paleolithic diet mimics the diet of cavemen living in the stone age
People with diabetes are three times more likely to die from heart disease than the general population and six times more likely to have a heart attack
When asthma patients took vitamin D supplements, they were 54 percent less likely to have a severe attack
Polynesia and Micronesia had the highest rates of child obesity last year, followed by “the high-income English-speaking region” including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Britain
The study is fascinating to experts who are trying to predict future warming from black carbon
Compared to people who didn’t have bariatric surgery, patients who did were 33 percent less likely to develop any type of cancer
Zika caused thousands of cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in Brazil in 2015, prompting the World Health Organization to declare Zika a public health emergency
They unravelled molecular mechanisms that control our internal body clocks
The first in the world to fight all types of the virus
About 40 percent of all cancers in the United States -- more than 630,000 in all -- are associated with excess weight, ...
Here are five things to know about the prestigious prizes created by 19th-century Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel.
More than 80 fashion houses will showcase looks for next year over the coming days at Paris Fashion Week, which closes the season of shows that have whizzed through New York, London and Milan.