Tagged With Disease

The red meat allergy that's spread by ticks might also be spread by a common itchy pest


There are more cigarette butts in the world's oceans than any other type of garbage


An artist found an inch-long parasitic worm in his eye — and created a haunting image



There's even more evidence that your waistline is one of the best ways to tell if you're healthy — especially as you age


A medical diagnostics startup that wants to use CRISPR technology to detect diseases just raised $23 million in venture funding


A Florida man died of bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease after eating raw oysters — here's how concerned you should be



A controversial human anatomy exhibition featuring real dead bodies is coming to Melbourne


Doctors have warned an emerging STI could become an antibiotic-resistant superbug


The boys rescued from the cave in Thailand could have been exposed to dangerous infections from bats, fungus, or water


A New Jersey man infected with flesh-eating bacteria looks like he'll lose his battle with the infection — here's what to know about the condition


People with autoimmune diseases may be more likely to develop psychosis, according to new research


8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life



The most detailed image of the Zika virus ever captured might reveal a way to fight the birth-defect causing disease


Herpes may play a role in developing Alzheimer's, a new study suggests — reigniting a controversial theory about what causes the disease


People who drink in moderation may outlive teetotalers, according to a new study


Millennials are on track to have worse health in middle age than their parents, according to a new report



7 innovations that are changing the way we manage diabetes, a disease that affects 371 million people worldwide


New Zealand to cull 146,000 livestock to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis bacteria


Eating one egg a day could significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, according to a major new study


A little-known, rare, and extremely deadly virus has killed at least 17 people in India -- here's what to know about Nipah virus