Cats provide comfort and affection. Everyone once in a great while, they also share Bubonic plague.
Leqembi could slow the progression of Alzheimer's, but the side effects can be severe.
The composer suffered from hearing loss and a number of mysterious ailments before his death at age 56. His hair is providing some answers.
Celine Dion recently announced that she has been diagnosed with stiff-person syndrome (SPS), a rare and progressive neurological disorder that only affects about one or two out of every 1 million people.
Thinking of getting a booster? Here's what you should know.
Go check those medical records to see if you’re vaxxed, and meanwhile, learn more about the polio with these nine facts.
All of the WHO's declarations of emergency since 2007 have been for viral diseases.
The tick-borne illness causing inflammation and fatigue may be more prevalent than we knew.
The blistering viral illness is seeing an uptick in cases. Here's why you shouldn't be too worried.
Californians may not know it on sight, but there’s going to be something different about their mosquitoes this summer.
In 1858, Londoners were overwhelmed with the stench rising from the River Thames. Joseph Bazalgette built an entire sewer system to get rid of of the smell.
Birds do it, bees do it, even Olympic athletes performing near-superhuman feats do it—so Olympic organizers like to make sure they do it safely.
Roughly 1500 years ago, someone in Sicily suffered from intestinal worms. Here’s why researchers are excited about that.
Packaging that says "FDA approved" is a clear sign that your N95 face mask is fake. Here's how to identify the real thing.
Scurvy’s mysterious cause wasn’t identified until the 20th century. Here are a few facts from the disease's long and miserable history.
Eyam, England's drastic response to the plague—including quarantines and social distancing—influenced later medical practice.
Give back during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and save big during this Sleeper sale, which goes to support Kvitna, a breast cancer education charity.
Could your unlabeled onions contain salmonella? You don’t want to find out—better to throw them away.