Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting
For the third time, the World Health Organization declined on Friday to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency, though the outbreak spread this week into
The so-called happy hormone is your body’s in-built mood-improving switch. But securing a regular buzz needn’t mean indulging your more libertine impulses. Here are 23 ways to enjoy a healthy high, whenever
The heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors, or P.P.I.s, are known to have serious side effects. Now researchers have documented the ways in which they may be deadly. The report, in BMJ, used a Affairs
Energy drinks risking potentially fatal heart rhythm disruption - but it's not the caffeine, scientists find
Energy drinks are causing potentially fatal heart disorders that are not explained by their high caffeine content, a study has found. Experts have warned people with congenital heart conditions and high
A Brooklyn judge has sided with New York health officials to uphold a mandatory measles vaccinations order, dismissing a lawsuit from a group of parents who claimed the city had overstepped its authority.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years. This flu season has been officially