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