With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said today.
At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 231.
Testing for Gluten disorder also known as Celiac disease will be much easier now thanks to a test developed by a team of Indian Scientists.
Quarantines are determined state by state in the US, and the CDC is only empowered to issue guidelines in Ebola.
India today offered Pakistan "full cooperation" for eradicating polio and said it is a "cause for concern" for it that the neighboring country accounts for 85 percent of the world's polio cases.
How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane?
One of the vaccines that could help prevent the spread of Ebola could be made in any brewery according to the head of the pharmaceutical company that makes it
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have discovered a new way to cure intestinal infections---by making you gulp down poop!
An international group led by Vanderbilt University researchers found cannabinoid receptors in a key emotional hub in the brain, involved in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response.
Increasing similarity in diets worldwide is posing a threat to health and food security with many people forsaking traditional crops such as cassava, sorghum or millet, an international study showed on Monday.
New research shows that both how much and how well parents talk with babies and toddlers helps tune the youngsters' brains
A genetically modified bacterial toxin can kill HIV-infected cells that persist despite treatment, an approach that could potentially be part of cure for the deadly virus, scientists say.
The World Malaria Report 2013 showed how an increased political commitment and expanded funding have helped to reduce incidence of malaria by 29 percent globally.
Researchers found that those who did not consume any alcohol appeared to have a higher mortality rate
Nuts have long been called heart-healthy, and the study is the largest ever done on whether eating them affects mortality.
Among 567 men who had "sudden" cardiac arrests, researchers determined 53 percent had symptoms beforehand
Worldwide, stroke is the second-leading cause of death after heart disease and is also a big contributor to disability.
Tobacco inflicts huge damage on the health of India's people and could be clocking up a death toll of 1.5 million a year by 2020 if more users are not persuaded to kick the habit, an international report said on Thursday.