By Christie Rizk | May 20, 2013 07:20 PM EDT
Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.
By Ed Stoddard | Dec 28, 2012 10:10 AM EST
A SA lawyer has moved to file a class action suit against over 30 gold firms on behalf of 17,000 former miners who say they contracted silicosis due to negligence in health and safety.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 01, 2012 12:35 PM EDT
A new deadlier strain of Salmonella is spreading across Africa by "taking advantage" of the ongoing HIV epidemic, according to a new study that provides the first evidence that the human immunodeficiency virus might be allowing new pathogens to evolve in HIV patients.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 21, 2012 12:28 PM EDT
Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim.
By Amy Norton | Sep 19, 2012 12:13 PM EDT
After two African villages started using mosquito nets to fight malaria, the local mosquitoes seemed to change their biting habits to skirt the barriers.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 11:51 AM EDT
The Ebola virus has killed 10 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.