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Pesticide Suspected in Rising Food-Allergy Cases

Food allergies are on the rise globally, and a new report says the culprit could be increasing worldwide exposure to dichlorophenols, chemicals used in...

Young Zimbabweans Demand Input in HIV Policies

Tonderai Kanyere waits for his results after he was tested for HIV and Aids in Harare HARARE — Young people in Zimbabwe, a country with...

The Outlook for “Obamacare” in Two Maps

It wasn't just President Barack Obama who won Tuesday. His signature health care plan did as well. But while the Affordable Care Act remains...

Antiviral Therapy Cuts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis C patients

Hepatitis C is one of the most common viral infections in the world and it increases the risk for liver cancer. But researchers...

Glaucoma, A Stealth Disease And Major Cause of Blindness

By Carol Pearson Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness around the world, but especially in developing countries. The World Health Organization says glaucoma is...

1 Dead, 1 Critical In NYC Meningitis Outbreak Among HIV+ Gay...

New Cases In 4 of 5 Boroughs Over Past Month By Nathan James An outbreak of highly virulent invasive meningococcal disease, or meningitis, among HIV-positive gay...

Developing Countries Strive to Provide Universal Health Care

By William Eagle A new study shows progress being made by nine developing countries in Asia and Africa in creating universal health care systems. They...

Work stress can raise risk of heart attack by 23%, study...

Research claims those most at risk are those with high demands on them but little control over how and when to do the work By...

‘Spray-on skin’ helps heal leg ulcers

By James Gallagher A "spray-on skin" which coats a wound with a layer of skin cells could help healing, according to US and Canadian researchers. The...

Australian Researchers Achieve Malaria Breakthrough

By Phil Mercer SYDNEY — Australian scientists say they have made an important discovery in the fight against malaria. They have found that people in...