Healthcare providers are gearing up to bring aid to Nepal, where a 7.8-magnitude earthquake has left thousands of people injured and homeless.
Shawn Seipler is on a mission to save lives with soap. It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation in a single-car garage in Orlando, Fla., where a few friends and family members used meat grinders, potato peelers and cookers to recycle used soap into fresh bars.
The African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention will support African ministries of health and other agencies in preventing, detecting and responding to disease outbreaks.
The Institute of Medicine has tapped Dr. Margaret Hamburg, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, to serve as its next foreign secretary.
The Outliers team digests a lot food research in the course of a week, but a pair of recent studies that came over the electronic transom stood out for their quirks.
“Play three verses of 'Oh! Susanna' and call me in the morning.”
A drug-resistant strain of a nasty stomach bug made its way into the U.S. and spread, causing more than 200 illnesses since last May, health officials said Thursday.
Preliminary trials of a potential vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus have shown promising signs of building immunity against the deadly disease in those who have received the treatment.
Pucker up seniors ... it may be good for your health. A growing body of research finds that continuing to get your groove on as you age can bear some provocative mind and body benefits.
Liberian officials were investigating Saturday how the country's latest Ebola patient became infected, after weeks with no cases of the disease in the country.
American healthcare construction companies are going green. But they're now less likely to go abroad.
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?