A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that the overall antibiotic used in hospitals did significantly changed between 2006 and 2012.
The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for Hologic’s Zika virus assay to be used with urine samples.
Health officials have announced that the two-dose vaccination program against the varicella-zoster virus in the U.S. has caused the dramatic decline of chickenpox since its implementation in 2006.
Puerto Rico has recorded more than 10,000 Zika cases, prompting the U.S. government to declare a public health emergency in the territory.
Scientists discovered the origin of lentiviruses – an HIV-related retrovirus – and found that earliest evidence of the virus date back 60 million years ago.
A new report by CDC reveals that the average American has put on 15 or more additional pounds – without getting taller – since the early 1990s.
With an increasing number of affected individuals in Florida, health officials warn against the possibility of more cases of locally transmitted Zika in the U.S. going forward.
CDC warns against kratom, an opioid substitute, and suggests an emerging public health threat.
A new research suggests that ‘Pokémon Go’ could provide a solution to counter type 2 diabetes risks.
A new study showed that the prevalence of diabetes in people below 20 years old in the United States is higher than what is previously estimated.
Many chemicals found in our households were never adequately tested for safety. Children who are exposed to these chemicals, such as air pollutants, plasticizers and lead, are at a risk of impaired brain development.
Medical authorities are warning that the Zika virus may already be spreading through Texas, California, Arizona and other parts of the U.S. where the summer weather fosters an inviting habitat for mosquitoes. Outbreaks may remain hidden until mothers begin giving birth to afflicted babies.
Hundreds of pregnant women are at risk of giving birth to babies with Zika-related birth defects as number of infected people in Puerto Rico continues to rise.
Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects, including microcephaly, have been born in the U.S.