An Israeli company has designed a new colonoscope that may help doctors miss fewer suspicious polyps during examinations.
The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) has proposed that all short course paramedic qualifications be closed, says report
Fitness experts are shining a new light on group classes from Zumba to yoga.
Common foot deformities such as bunions and hammer toes are inherited, a new foot study says.
Governments and professional sporting bodies have expressed their outrage that the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs in professional sport has yet again come to the fore.
A new study, looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change.
World Health Organization says single yellow fever shot enough to guarantee life-long immunity.
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday the benefits of acne drug Diane 35, widely used as a contraceptive, outweigh the risk of developing blood clots in the veins.
Applying painless but targeted electrical stimulation to parts of the brain that play a role in number manipulation may in future be a way to help people who struggle with maths.
As many as 1 in 5 American kids suffer from a mental disorder such as anxiety or depression and the incidence of such ailments is rising.
After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments.
Having a fast-food restaurant nearby might be a convenience, but living within two miles of one may boost your risk of obesity.
Infections and allergies from cosmetic procedures involving eyelash extensions can damage eyes or cause swelling and a loss of eyelashes.
The adult children of parents who were addicted to alcohol or drugs are at increased risk for depression.
Although risk is still low, a study found that stroke risk nearly doubled for depressed women in their 40s and 50s.
Two health workers in Saudi Arabia have become infected with a potentially fatal new Sars-like virus after catching it from patients in their care.
Suicidal thoughts and depression are more likely for kids victimised over sexual orientation, research finds.
Bereaved parents who do not want to see their dead babies go through a conventional autopsy could in future be offered a less invasive option.
Up to 50% of pool filters that were tested in a study contained E-coli bacteria found in human faeces.
An injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed and may help fight diabetes.