Tagged With Disease

A stream along the South Korean border turned red after the government slaughtered thousands of pigs infected with swine fever


A deadly fungal infection that spreads through dust is on the rise in the southwestern US, and scientists warn the north may be next


What would happen if you never got out of bed



6 ways ticks can make you sick or kill you, from Lyme disease to the Powassan virus


A potentially deadly fungus that can travel up to 75 miles in the air is spreading, and California’s droughts are making it worse


Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds



A potentially deadly fungus that can travel up to 75 miles in the air is spreading, and people keep mistaking it for the flu


13 signs your excessive sweating is a sign of a serious medical condition


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