Tagged With Disease

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


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 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