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A 27-year-old Russian woman has died after doctors mistakenly filled her IV bag with a solution containing formaldehyde. Ekaterina Fedyaeva was said to be undergoing routine surgery at a hospital in Ulyanovsk, in the Volga Federal District of Russia, when the hospital hooked her up to a formalin drip, which...

US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples. The natural compounds could be used to combat hard-to-treat infections, the...

Smokers need to quit cigarettes rather than cut back on them to significantly lower their risk of heart disease and stroke, a large BMJ study suggests. People...

Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins University...

Dentists have accused the government of having a “short-sighted” approach to tooth decay in England after hospital operations to remove children’s...

We already know that drinking tea may lower your risk of cognitive decline, heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Now, in a study released Thursday...

Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterparts who don’t consume these foods,...

It is well-known that a lot of people are involved in alcohol-related car crashes. According to the statistical data, three out of ten people can be a...

Are you planning to make your way south toward the tropics for this year’s winter vacation? You will obviously need to pack a swimsuit along with you....

A baby born in Texas with the Zika-linked birth defect microcephaly has died, health officials say. The baby was infected in the womb while the mother...