By Nsikan Akpan | May 17, 2013 01:07 PM EDT
UK and Uganda trials of a new malaria test kit give a boost to elimination efforts worldwide.
By Ansa Varughese | May 16, 2013 04:20 PM EDT
Massachusetts' health care reform didn't raise hospital use and costs, according to new findings presented at the American Heart Association Meeting 2013.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 13, 2013 11:36 AM EDT
One-third of the world's population will remain without access to improved sanitation in 2015, according to a joint WHO and UNICEF report issued today.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 09, 2013 02:09 PM EDT
A natural adversary of malaria could be the best tool for fighting its spread.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 07, 2013 11:49 AM EDT
An innovative water filtration system for under $3 could bring affordable water to rural areas.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 01, 2013 06:41 PM EDT
Study argues that stiffer health surveillance at airports could have stemmed the spread of 'swine' flu in 2009
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 04, 2013 12:49 AM EDT
"Zombie apocalypse" pop culture saturation is helping researchers raise Americans' public health awareness about infectious diseases like rabies.
By Makini Brice | Feb 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST
It is flu season!
By Makini Brice | Nov 14, 2012 12:10 PM EST
A public health expert from the University of Sydney believes that, to curb smoking habits, governments should issue smoking licenses.
By Makini Brice | Oct 09, 2012 12:21 PM EDT
Authorities in Pakistan have launched an urgent investigation into the source of 10 deaths in its most populated city.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 13, 2012 12:58 PM EDT
New York City's Board of Health has officially approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on beverages more than 16-ounces.
By Makini Brice | Sep 06, 2012 02:39 PM EDT
The CDC estimates that there are 386 annual cases of brain parasite infection in California alone which can cost upwards of $66,000.
By Makini Brice | Aug 27, 2012 10:32 AM EDT
The AAP analyzed 1,000 studies on the practice and concluded that the benefits of circumcisions are greater than the risks.