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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 team at Rockefeller University hopes. Tests show the compounds, called malacidins, annihilate several bacterial diseases that have become resistant to most...

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...

One of the challenges of senior citizens is poor health. No matter how strong or agile you once were, as your age starts increasing, many systems on the...

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...