Drinking coffee or green tea might lower a person's chances of having a stroke, according to a new study.
South Africa's health minister says that 28 percent of schoolgirls are HIV positive because of sexual encounters with older men.
A woman who had five organs transplanted has successfully delivered a baby girl in what is being reported as the first known case of a five-organ transplant patient giving birth.
Pope Francis, who reportedly had part of a lung removed at age 21 because of an illness, is not expected to be restrained in any way because of his missing organ.
Children of parents who are divorced are more likely to start smoking than their peers from intact families, according to a new study of 19,000 Americans.
Researchers have now mapped the genome of the tapeworm and have found certain weak spots that make treatment of tapeworm infection easier.
ADHD medication should not be given to children without the disorder, said the American Academy of Neurology in a position statement. Recently, there has been an increase in the number of children taking these medications as "study drugs" to improve test scores.
Although there is some risk of heart disease in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer, the benefits greatly outweigh the potential risks involved, researchers from University of Oxford and Scandinavia say. A new study has now found that women who are more likely to have a higher risk of heart disease post treatment can be identified and treated with alternative therapies.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning doctors and patients that a widely used antibiotic from Pfizer, Azithromycin or as its marketed Zithromax and Z-Pak, can cause rare but deadly heart rhythms in some patients.
Maryland has now confirmed its first death of Rabies since 1976, according to statement release by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH).
It isn't just genetics or diet that raises the risk of high blood pressure, but even exposure to certain chemicals raises risk of hypertension even before birth. A new study has shown that DDT exposure in the womb raises high blood pressure risk in women.
Another man from Saudi Arabia has been confirmed to have been infected with novel Coronavirus (nCoV), The World Health Organization announced Tuesday. The man died earlier this month.
Researchers from Britain have developed a kind of blood test that can help spot Alzheimer's disease in the early stages, BBC reports.
Fewer than five hours of sleep a night coupled with access to high-calorie food can increase weight, according to a new study.