(CNN) — The World Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health recently announced that new treatments appear to sharply increase the survival rate for people who have contracted Ebola. The
Philippine health officials declared a polio outbreak in the country on Thursday, nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly contagious and potentially
In the first three months after getting his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta managed to reduce his average blood sugar level by three percentage points. "It took me from not-very-well-managed
The world is unprepared for the “very real threat” of a devastating global disease outbreak, experts have warned. In a stark report, 15 public health leaders have criticised a “cycle of panic and neglect”
Only two facilities in the world hold active strains of the deadly smallpox virus that was declared eradicated in 1980. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have one in their Atlanta facility
(CNN) — Four additional cases of Eastern equine encephalitis, including two deaths, have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday. The mosquito-borne
LONDON (Reuters) - The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, a international expert panel has warned, and governments should
The United States remains committed to fighting Ebola in Africa, American health officials said on Monday, but the scope of the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has become somewhat
It is now more than four decades since Professor Peter Piot sped from a clinical lab in the bustling Belgian city of Antwerp to a remote rainforest in the heart of Africa to investigate a mysterious epidemic.
Majority of men don't know they are at risk of HPV-related cancers, research shows. The majority of American adults are unaware that the most common sexually transmitted disease, HPV, or human papillomavirus,
Pakistan's main opposition party has demanded an investigation into the country's sharply rising number of polio cases, as the troubled eradication campaign increasingly becomes a political battlefield.
Health ministry calls for greater efforts to deal with mosquito-borne disease at village level as death toll reaches four figures The Philippine health ministry has urged local officials to ramp up efforts
Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatable Bacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotics, threatening a future in which patients could become