The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has become the first regulator in the world to publish all clinical trial data online. The decision is about increasing transparency in relation to medical research.
Flight attendant Gaetan Dugas has gone down in history as "Patient Zero" in the U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic that was thought to have broken out in California in the early 1980s. But a new gene study has proven that story to be false.
It's Halloween, the time of year when jack-o-lanterns sport fiendish, candle-lit grins and witches fly through the night. It is also the night when little ghosts and goblins hit the streets to knock on neighbor's doors, shouting "Trick-or-treat!"
Digital technology is increasingly becoming the main way we access media, and the desire for this to be portable has led to most public places having Wi-Fi. What effect does this expansion have on our health?
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New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise that to reduce the risk if SIDS, infants should sleep in their parents' room for the first year but in their own crib or bassinet.
Bedlam asylum was the first asylum for people with mental health issues, with its origins in the thirteenth century. The history of the asylum, on show at the Wellcome Collection in London, charts the history of social attitudes.
The Los Angeles Coroner's Office released a report this week on the cause of death of the well-known model Katie May. The office ruled that she died from a stroke caused by a "neck manipulation by chiropractor."
A 62-year-old woman in Northern Spain has given birth to her third child and is encouraging other older women with a desire to give birth to go ahead and do it. She gave birth to the baby girl last week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released the 2015 report on Sexually transmitted diseases on Wednesday, stating there were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States.
A team of researchers discovered a new reprogramming technique that transforms retina support cells into stem cells, paving the way to new potential treatments for eye diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma.
Heating-cooling system devices used in open-heart surgery across the nation may have been contaminated during the manufacturing process, say U.S. health officials, potentially putting thousands of patients at risk of serious or even fatal infections.