Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
These days, blood transfusion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in U.S. hospitals. It's a procedure we've all but perfected, but it wasn't always that way.
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
TV's Dr. Oz has come under fire by critics for spreading medical misinformation, but he's defiant.
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Ancient sources report that Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) had episodes of vertigo, dizziness and limb weakness.
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