Vast majority of U.S. schoolkids are vaccinated, but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist.
In a safety alert, the U.S. F.D.A. said that some Type 2 diabetes treatments, including Merck’s Januvia, can cause severe and disabling joint pain.
A recently developed blood test could detect the risk of relapse in survivors of early stage breast cancer.
People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer, according to study.
The gov't presses ahead with a feasibility study of storing radioactive waste in an island in the Oslo Fjord.
The N.O.A.A. says that this year's El Niño could prove to be one of the most aggressive on record.
21 have died so far from the typhoon that China estimates has caused $1.43bn in damages.
Official said government not prepared to "gamble" with the future of the country's food and drink sector.
Chance of returning to a normal weight is only one in 210 for men and one in 124 for women over a year, they say.
Tougher regulations ban lighting up in restaurants, offices and on public transport in Beijing.
Research found that even a little screen time is a factor in children's weights.
However, the high level of smoking in China is canceling out the falls in other countries.
Regulators green-light drug to treat low sexual desire in women, but give alert on dire side effects.
The compounds in synthetic marijuana come from undisclosed laboratories in China.
Listening to music before, during and after surgery eases anxiety and lessens need for painkillers, scientists said.
A new device looks to be an alternative to invasive procedures like gastric bypass and gastric banding.
He proposes information isn’t stored on the interior of the black hole, but that it escapes in radiation.
An worrying uptick in new infections comes as thousands of pilgrims arrive every day for annual haj.
Cassini spacecraft has beamed back unique photos of Dione.
The more hours people work, the higher their risk becomes for having strokes.