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In a video posted online, Valentina Maureira, a 14-year-old Chilean girl, is asking President Michelle Bachelet to allow her to die. The video has been...

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Sierra Leone Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has put himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola. Samuel Sam-Sumana said he would stay out...

Why Is There Terrible Air Quality in the Southeast

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Different parts of the world are subject to different elements of the environment, which allows some parts to have certain benefits more than others....

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Allen Zderad from Minnesota is now able to see his wife again after ten years of being blind due to a bionic eye. The 68-year-old...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) calls for immediate measles vaccinations across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks. The WHO officials say they...

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A British study suggests that an early exposure to peanut products dramatically cuts the risk of allergy. Doctors found that exposing at risk infants to...

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North Korea has imposed a travel ban on foreigners willing to participate in the annual Pyongyang marathon because of concerns over the spread of...

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The death of an 18-month-old boy of measles in Germany outbreak has fueled a compulsory vaccination debate. Health authorities in Berlin registered nearly 600 cases...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that smart syringes that break after one use should be used for injections by 2020. Reusing syringes leads...

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According to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, Americans should eat a diet higher in plants, fruits and grains because it is healthier and has...

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According to a new study, sunlight continues to damage people's skin and increase the risk of cancer for hours after exposure. Scientists at Yale University...

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A warning against eating foods high in cholesterol is no longer included in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, representing a major shift in policy,...

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Nestle has announced it will be removing all artificial flavors and colors from its chocolate products in the US. The Swiss food giant’s US unit...

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New research has uncovered simple ways to trim 100 calories or more from your diet without skimping on flavor. While it doesn't sound like...

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"Smart" insulins, which are undergoing trials, could revolutionize the way diabetes is managed, scientists say. Instead of repeated blood tests and injections throughout the day...

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According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, too much jogging may be as bad for you as...

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Ebola experimental vaccine first large-scale trial is due to begin in Liberia. The potentially preventative medicine was taken under strict security to a secret location...

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According to a Harvard Medical School study, girls who drink sugary soda more often are more likely to start their menstrual cycles at a younger...

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At least 87 cases of measles have been confirmed in seven states and Mexico, health officials said, as the outbreak centered in California continues...

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According to a recent study, dementia is linked to commonly used medicines, including OTC treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever. All of the...

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According to researchers, evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought. The team at Anglia...

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The first batch of GSK’s Ebola experimental vaccine is on its way to Liberia. The shipment will be the first potentially preventative medicine to reach...

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According to World Health Organization officials, there has been a "turning point" in the Ebola crisis, with cases falling in the three affected countries. Just...

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According to scientists, the key to learning and memory in early life is a lengthy nap. Trials with 216 babies up to 12 months old...

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A trial of brincidofovir - a potential drug to treat Ebola - has started at a Medecins Sans Frontieres center in Liberia. The antiviral is...