Scientists say they may have solved a centuries-old whodunit: Why did Europe experience outbreaks of bubonic plague over hundreds of years, starting with the Black Death of 1347 to 1353?
If you want better heart health, maybe you should take a lesson from the Finns. A new study from Finland, a land that not only loves saunas but invented the word, suggests frequent sauna baths are linked to better heart health.
Fans of “Downton Abbey,” the soapy drama about English aristocrats struggling to adapt to the early 20th century, know the Crawley family got some bad news recently.
When it comes to options for healing wounds, there may be plenty of fish in the sea. But bandages derived from tilapia skin could surface as a prize catch, according to a preliminary study that finds collagen from the skin of that popular food fish led to speedier wound healing in rats.
Too much or not enough? It's a matter of supply, demand and geography in two South American countries where condoms are making news.
For the first time this year new cases of Ebola increased last week in all three affected West African countries hit hard by the outbreak. The setback comes after weeks of signs suggesting the outbreak was beginning to wane.
Canada's highest court struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses Friday, declaring that outlawing that option deprives dying people of their dignity and autonomy.
The World Health Organization has proposed reforms that could overhaul its structure after botching the response to the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.
Apparently, “Star Trek” isn't the go-to resource for demonstrating how to resuscitate victims of cardiac arrest.
An American healthcare worker who experienced high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone has arrived at a Nebraska hospital for observation.
The hospital treating a British nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa says her condition has deteriorated to critical.
A child who was isolated as a potential Ebola case was released Saturday from the University of Chicago Medical Center after tests for the virus came back negative.