Tagged With Diseases

11 diseases that can pass from animals to humans

Flesh-eating bacteria infected a 41-year-old Alabama man after he went river kayaking. Experts say this will become more common as ocean water warms.

A mysterious and deadly fungal infection is spreading across the globe, and no one knows how to stop it

Mosquitoes that transmit the Zika virus and dengue fever may have access to 1 billion more people in the years ahead

Scientists want to build a doomsday vault of germs that could one day help save humanity

I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a 'forgotten organ.' Here's what I learned.

A mosquito virus that had never been identified in humans was found in a Florida boy — here's what to know about the Keystone virus

Cases of syphilis in England have risen by 148% over the past 10 years -- and the epidemic appears to be global

An ancient virus that's similar to HIV is spreading around Australia, and doctors are sounding the alarm

Bill Gates says his mentor was a 6-foot-7 'giant' also named Bill

There are 3 body shapes -- here's what each reveals about your health

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years. Now the government is fighting to save it.

Here are all the germs, diseases, and bacteria that live on our phones

A life sciences VC just raised $616 million to find the next big thing in medicine

This tragic disease killed at least 20 million people 100 years ago -- and we're still at risk

Here's what a 'cure' for Alzheimer's disease might actually look like

While everyone was paying attention to Zika, a much deadlier mosquito-borne virus began to spread

You don't want to touch these 3 places on a plane

This could be the year that we eliminate one of the most tragic diseases in history