Any changes in a person's walking speed or stride length could suggest that the individual has suffered an injury or are at a higher risk of falling.
Too much rain when paired with prolonged high levels of humidity could promote the development of diseases in plants.
A team of researchers has unveiled the most prevalent illnesses in Finnish cats through a unique survey. The group discovered that the cats' most common health issues involves the mouth, skin and kidneys.
A new research shows that sick mice avoid spreading diseases by isolating themselves away from their social group.
Bacteria found on some frogs' skin naturally protects the amphibian from a deadly skin disease that is already affecting 500 species of amphibians worldwide.
Peanuts and other nuts have been linked to lower death rates, according to a new study. Curiously, the same cannot be said when eating peanut butter.
Antibiotic resistance is a phenomenon that's sweeping the globe, worrying scientists that a "post-antibiotic era" is in our future. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed its plan to combat such an outcome using DNA.
By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that can survive in near boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine hope they can use its indestructible ways to successfully use genetic therapy to treat human diseases.
As scientists across the nation worry over the issue of antibiotic resistance, which seems to have us utterly surrounded, new research has revealed that infant antibiotic use is linked to various diseases later in adulthood.
With summer nearly a month away, there's a reason everyone is anticipating its arrival. The sun is always shining, school's out, you lay on the beach and tan, and you just feel better. Well, the latter may be because people are generally healthier in the summer.
Scientists have discovered antibiotic resistance genes in the bacterial flora of a remote South American tribe, which curiously had never before been exposed to antibiotic drugs, possibly shedding light on a phenomenon that has developed countries utterly surrounded.
In astonishing new research, scientists have developed a smart phone app that can effectively detect various diseases and bacteria, potentially changing the field of medicine.
It's been said that listening to music is good for the soul, and now new research shows that it's good for the brain, too.
We not only have to worry about extreme weather including insane megadroughts and more tornadoes with climate change, but now new research shows increased infectious diseases are also in our future.
It has long been suspected, especially among farmers, that rainstorms can lead to harmful pathogens that wreak havoc on plants. And now, research has for the first time caught this phenomenon on camera, and possibly paved the way for disease-resistant crops.