All Items Tagged


May 23, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A celebrated painting from the Enlightenment hid clues of real-life pathology.
May 14, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
A few simple measures can increase the chance that you and your furry friends don't get blood-sucking tick bites that bring Lyme disease.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Mar 24, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Some health experts worry that the expected spread of Zika in the United States this summer, combined with tough new restrictions on abortion, could put pregnant women in a ethical quandary.
Mar 18, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Half of measles cases since 2000 occurred in patients who refused vaccines. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2016 12:52 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian couple is charged with failing to provide medical care to their sick child in favor of unproven home remedies. Continue reading →
Mar 8, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Humans and other big brained animals are inherently more susceptible to disease and additional illnesses than are other species.
Feb 29, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Will climate change cause an increase in diseases like Zika? Probably, but it won't be the only factor. Continue reading →
+ Load More