Voice analysis software can help detect post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans based on their speech, a study suggests.
Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system.
Health care workers caring for infectious patients sometimes make mistakes when removing personal protective garments, resulting in contamination of clothes or equipment with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a small study shows.
Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are not true, according to the results of a major genetic study.
Democratic Republic of Congoâ€™s Ebola outbreak is spreading at its fastest rate yet, eight months after it was first detected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
After taking an experimental male birth control pill for 28 days, 30 men reported no serious side effects and the drug showed signs of decreasing sperm production, according to results of a phase 1 safety test reported Sunday in a poster session at END…
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said it will temporarily allow certain manufacturers to sell blood pressureÂ medications containing specified levels of a probable cancer-causing impurity in order to maintain adequate supplies of the …
Women who gain more weight than recommended while pregnant may increase their chances for serious complications at delivery, a study of more than a half-million births in New York City suggests.
Â Itâ€™s long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow erred, possibly by forgetting a dose.
A vaccine given to girls to protect them against a virus that causes cervical cancer is a â€œcriticalâ€� health tool and access to it should be scaled up as swiftly as possible, especially in poorer countries, cancer experts said on Monday.