Scientists say they have managed to kill lab-grown tuberculosis (TB) bacteria with good old Vitamin C - an "unexpected" discovery they hope will lead to better, cheaper drugs.
A study found a 21% higher chance of accident among those who slept less than 6 hours a night.
Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength.
But at least one expert questions benefits of the alternative treatment
Long-acting inhaled medications for COPD may raise the risk of cardiovascular complications among older patients.
Britain launched a research programme that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double
SABC radio and television presenter Vuyo Mbuli died of a pulmonary embolism, and not a heart attack as reported.
Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study.
A study shows that those who listened to well-loved tunes needed less sedation medicine in the ICU.
Boys who are diagnosed with ADHD in elementary school are more likely to grow up to be obese adults, a new study suggests.
A new survey finds that 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher.
Despite good intentions, many experts online may be creating educational materials that are too difficult for patients and their families to grasp.
Living near a busy road during pregnancy may lead to infants having a higher risk for conditions such as pneumonia, study found.
The dream of future generations freed from the HIV/Aids epidemic is running up against an era of economic recovery and harsh budget cuts.
There has been a notable increase in the number of eating disorders, and it’s not the more common types of bulimia or anorexia.
A study shows that anabolic steroids may affect one's future mental health.
New research suggests that both air and noise pollution may boost the risk of heart disease.
A new computer model may predict when viruses become infectious.
20 May 2013 -- WHO's Health Assembly, the world's largest health policy-making body, opened its Sixty-sixth Session today in Geneva with around 3000 participants from around the world.
Heavy drinking and chronic smoking are associated with early ageing of the brain, a research team reports.