Lassa fever is a common viral fever in West Africa that is carried by rodents and easily transmitted from person to person. The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a traveler who came back from West Africa.
Researchers are developing ways to repair skull fractures – or reconstruct faces damaged in accidents - by using live cells in 3D-printed implants.
Statistics show that circumcision rates have fallen by as much as 83 percent in the United States since the 1860s to just 77 percent today's population. Yet Brian Morris, a professor at the School of Medical Sciences at the University of Sydney, reports that the benefits of the procedure far outweig...
Researchers reveal that it is a diet induced obesity that makes people tired and lazy; dismissing the notion that sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the marketing of dressing, first of its kind, to control the bleeding from certain types if wounds received in battle.
Children with symptoms of eczema may the condition that persists into their 20s and may last into adulthood, says a new study that knocks previous claims of kids outgrowing eczema.
A study on Norwegian students revealed that boys and girls exposed to higher screen time suffer with lower bone mineral density in adolescents.
A Norwegian study uncovered a strong association between depression and risk of developing heart failure.
Identifying emotion can be tough. What you're dealing with may be a combination of several thoughts and feelings. Though scientists could only previously identify six basic human emotions, including happy, fearful, angry, sad, disgusted and surprised, they're now working on "emotion categories" that...
Since January, eight cases of the most dangerous form of meningitis (invasive meningococcal disease) were documented in Los Angeles County. Today, three gay men who were HIV positive died of the meningitis, alarming California health officials.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, has puzzled medical experts since 1939 when it became a famous case in the United States after Lou Gehrig was diagnosed that year. Now, researchers may have found a new treatment.