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A patient has died after developing a severe respiratory disease due to vaping in the first such death in the US, say health officials. The US state of Illinois’ health agency said the unnamed patient was between 17 and 38 years old. It comes amid an outbreak of lung disease across the US that officials...

I recently spat in a pot and sent my saliva off in an envelope for analysis. A growing number of people are willingly handing over their DNA to corporations...

Only about 50% of cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being identified, the government’s response co-ordinator has said. Jean-Jacques...

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia, researchers from the UK and Thailand say. The parasites have moved from...

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The...

Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The...

The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa “truly frightening”. Nearly 1,400 people...

More young people under 50 are being diagnosed with bowel cancer, two studies of the disease in European and high-income countries have found. Although...

Just now they were just in love. Now Meis has confirmed her separation from her young friend. A few months ago it was announced that Sylvie Meis (41)...

The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is far from contained, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green...