Tagged With Disease

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise


A parasitic illness from 'kissing bugs' that bite your face at night is spreading — here's how to tell those insects apart from other bugs


There's now a cure for the deadly genetic disorder known as 'bubble-boy' disease



Measles is a public-health emergency in the US — these 15 charts explain the vaccine problem


There is even more evidence that there is no safe amount of alcohol consumption


Bill Gates says there could be a way to predict Alzheimer’s using a voice app that listens for 'warning signs'



A Silicon Valley startup just launched a DNA-based health test that could be a big competitor to 23andMe


A dog exposed more than 100 unsuspecting vets to the Black Death after contracting the bacteria from sniffing a dead rodent


The benefits of sleeping in at the weekend don't last, and doing so could even be bad for your health


Being in love could prevent women getting a cold, according to new research


A major climate report predicts West Nile virus and other insect-borne diseases will become far more common in the US


Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months -- and says we should prepare for it as we do for war



This is what it's like to care for someone with dementia


10 diseases and illness that can be hereditary


A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she's already testing it on animals


A plant-based vegan diet could help people with type 2 diabetes manage weight and blood sugar levels, according to a new study



15 common misconceptions and surprising realities about dementia and Alzheimer's disease


One of the world's largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity


The startup behind a tool designed to save you a doctor's visit has partnered with Bill and Melinda Gates


What happens if you stopped brushing your teeth