Chikingunya kills 25 in Colombia

    Bogota--The virus chikungunya has killed 25 people in Colombia in less ...

Obesity in pregnancy puts child at diabetes risk: study

      Paris--Women who are obese while pregnant may put their o...

Instant self-test HIV kit goes on sale in Britain

  London--Britain's first legally-approved HIV self-testing kit went on sale on...

Pepsi dropping sweetener aspartame from diet cola drinks

  Washington--PepsiCo said Friday it was bowing to customer demand and doing away wit...

French firm announces multiple sclerosis drug breakthrough

  Paris--French biotechnology company MedDay on Friday announced encouraging result...

Australian health blogger admits lying about cancer

  Sydney--An Australian blogger and author who became a hit after claiming she was ...

US weighs regulating homeopathy

  Washington--US regulators assessing homeopathic treatments' safety and effica...

Mind training as effective as anti-depressants: study

  Paris--A form of mental training which helps people recognise the onset of depressi...

Acapulco fumigates against chikungunya

  Acapulco, Mexico--Authorities in Mexico's Pacific resort of Acapulco are fumi...

E-cigs popular with teens, but few are regular users

Paris--In the biggest survey of its kind, British researchers reported Wednesday that e-c...

Julius Caesar may have suffered mini-strokes: study

  London--Roman emperor Julius Caesar may have suffered a series of mini-strokes, e...

German woman pregnant with quadruplets - at 65

  Berlin--A 65-year-old Berlin woman who already has 13 children is pregnant again ...

Unusual cancer spreads among clams off N. America

  Miami--The discovery of a contagious cancer spreading among edible clams off the ...

Designer molecule lowers HIV levels: trial results

  Paris--Researchers said Wednesday a lab-manufactured antibody "significantly&q...

Tales from the crypt: Mummies reveal TB's Roman lineage

  Paris--Samples from mummies in a Hungarian crypt have revealed that multiple tuberc...

Food safety focus of new health campaign

  Paris--The United Nations launched a food safety campaign Tuesday for an era in whi...

Vigorous exercise helps people live longer: study

Miami--Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe ...

Breast milk sold online often contains cow's milk: study

  Miami--One in 10 samples of breast milk sold on the Internet in the United States w...

6 Baby Milestone Myths

While you may silently panic if your child doesn’t hit that walking or talking mile...

Ebola is most deadly among babies, young children, study finds

The Ebola virus causing a devastating epidemic in West Africa is far more deadly in child...

Nutritionists warn diners to be wary of Warren Buffett's 'junk-food' portfolio

  Following Warren Buffett's investment advice may be smart but nutritionists s...