The importation of green prawns into Australia has been suspended as an "insurance" against the possibility of a viral prawn disease spreading to our waterways. Federal Agricultural Minister Barnaby Joyce announced the ...

By Jonathan Stempel Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The ...

The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which has been gradually increasing over the past decade, will likely surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious diseases in Africa by 2030, a World Health ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Winter's here. Nothing you can do about that. But, it's not too late to take steps to keep you and your home safe when frigid weather hits, according the U.S. Centers for ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 -- Poor Americans with asthma face constant challenges in managing their respiratory disease -- from dilapidated housing to neighborhood violence to depression, new research shows. The study ...

Alzheimer’s patients who take antipsychotic drugs have a significantly increased risk of dying early compared to those who don’t, new research out of Finland has found. An in-depth analysis of nearly 58,000 people ...

A genetically engineered malaria vaccine has been shown to prevent the disease in mice, researchers say. The findings offer hope of halting the illness in humans, as well as stopping transmission of the mosquito-borne ...

(Arstechnica) With our news reports speaking of gunfire epidemics, outbreaks, and plagues, firearm violence often sounds like a disease. But according to a new study, it often acts like one, too. In fact, catching a ...

For the first time, Baltimore has topped pest control company Orkin’s list of top 50 cities with the most bed bug treatments, a ranking based on national home and commercial treatment data from Dec. 1, 2015 to Nov. ...

A fifth person has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease. Tropical Public Health Services (Cairns) confirmed the meningococcal case on Thursday and have begun tracing patient contacts. A Cairns and Hinterland ...

Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. (Reuters) Coca-Cola Co and the American ...

A fourth child has been hospitalised with meningococcal. It follows the diagnosis of three other children with the potentially deadly disease on Sunday. The first three diagnosed children, who are all related and aged ...

CINCINNATI, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully tissue-engineered part of the human stomach to study disease. Scientists grew tissues from the stomach's ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet says. It said that about 10 per cent of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to ...

People who live near major roads have higher rates of dementia, research published in the Lancet suggests.About 10% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study ...

Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the ...

Despite being one of the leading causes of death in the United States, gun violence remains one of the country’s least studied and most underfunded public health crises, a study released Tuesday found.  While gun ...

A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials, say researchers. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full ...

LAHORE: Renowned classical singer Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, the brother of Ustad Amanat Ali Khan and Ustad Hamid Ali Khan, passed away at the age of 82 in a hospital in Islamabad on Wednesday.  Ustad Fateh Ali Khan’s ...

The health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids are well-known and range from lowering the risk of heart disease to protecting cognitive function. New research suggests that supplements of the unsaturated fat may have an ...