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Sierra Leone authorities have imposed a three-day lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, with the entire population ordered to stay at home. There is...

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Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer. Writing in the New York Times, Angelina Jolie said...

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A British research carried out over the past 10 years appears to show that adults who usually sleep for less than six hours or...

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Eye experts warn people not to take pictures of March 20 solar eclipse on a smartphone because of blindness risk. The danger comes as people...

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According to a long-term Brazilian study, there is link between breastfeeding and intelligence. Children who are breast-fed for longer go on to become more intelligent,...

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Ten US healthcare workers are being evacuated from Sierra Leone after another aid worker back from the West African country had tested positive for...

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Burger King has decided to drop sugary soft drinks from kids' meals following similar moves by McDonald's and Wendy's earlier this year. The fast-food giant...

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Some of Blue Bell ice creams have been recalled after three people died in Kansas from a foodborne illness linked to the Texas icon's...

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A New Zealand farming body and dairy giant Fonterra have received letters threatening to poison milk formula with pesticide 1080. Federated Farmers and Fonterra received...

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Two approaches to boosting obese men's fertility have been presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society. The first suggested that obese men who...

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McDonald's has announced it will stop US purchases of chicken injected with antibiotics important to human medicine. Chicken served in McDonald's 14,000 US restaurants will...

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NFL stars Steve Weatherford and Sidney Rice say they will donate their brains for medical research after their deaths. New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford...

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According to South Korean researchers, drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor...

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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,...