The rate of diabetes worldwide quadrupled between 1980 and 2014, and the WHO says things will get worse if we do not tackle the issues at hand.
The yellow fever outbreak currently sweeping the jungles of Brazil could be the next Zika virus in the United States, health officials say.
After a more than month-long delay and much concern, the rusty patched bumblebee has finally been added to the endangered species list.
Lyme disease is expected to be a major problem in the northeastern U.S. this year because of the exploding mouse population.
Researchers have figured out how to vaccinate as few people as possible to prevent the spread of disease, though globalization would make it a challenge.
If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.
Severe weather from a tropical storm or hurricane could potentially spread the Zika virus even further in Florida, and standing water is only 1 concern.
A National Institutes of Health official says the end of the Zika virus could still be a year or 2 away, and that Gulf Coast states, besides Florida, are most vulnerable.
A new study shows that sitting for 8 hours per day can be as dangerous as obesity and even smoking, and you need to exercise this much to undo the damage.
A new study has shown that hundreds of clinics in the United States are falsely advertising stem cell treatments for everything from autism to breast augmentation.
Harvard researchers analyzed 12 studies and found that consuming ample amounts of whole grains can help people live longer.
Seven luxury hotels in San Francisco have made their rooftops sanctuaries for honeybees in an effort to boost the insects’ numbers.
Monsanto’s Round Up herbicide, containing the likely-carcinogenic glyphosate, is causing widespread mitochondrial dysfunction – and this is why it matters.
Health officials in Oregon believe a teen girl diagnosed with bubonic plague caught the disease from an infected flea.
Kaci Hickox, a nurse forced into quarantine after treating Ebola patients, is suing Governor Chris Christie, alleging she was held against her will.
Chagas disease is spreading so quickly through the southern U.S. that researchers are calling it the new AIDS in the Americas.
With more cases of the plague sprouting up in the US, the CDC is urging doctors to look out for the plague if a patient presents with fever, abdominal pain, and nausea and vomiting.