There may be a cure for malaria in the future. Scientists have discovered that a promising anti-malarial compound tricks the immune system to rapidly destroy red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite, but leaves healthy cells unharmed.
Scientists have examined the relationship between body weight and life expectancy, and have found that overweight and obese individuals have the potential to decrease their life expectancy by up to eight years.
Could the key to happiness be going to bed earlier? Psychologists at Binghamton University in New York think so.
The CDC has warned of the possibility of a severe flu season due to circulation of the H3N2 strain of influenza A, which has been associated with worse health issues in the past. Unfortunately, only about half of the flu samples provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have b...
Recent findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that treating multiple myeloma can be helped with the addition of carflizomib and a currently accepted two-drug combination.
Statistics show that the number of pertussis or whooping cough cases in California have jumped five times higher than those reported last year to 10,000 cases, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
Taking a statin can help to lower your cholesterol, but did you know it can also increase your risk of developing cataracts in some instances.
Are you vegetarian or vegan? Chances are, you may go back to eating meat.
A doctor was arrested Friday for performing cataract surgery on several people who were blinded following treatments. There was also a case registered against a private hospital and a Marthura-based NGO that organized the camp in Gurdaspur.
A recent study published in the journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs shows that HIV/AIDS is about four times higher among mentally ill people than in the general population.
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