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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Kybella (deoxycholic acid), a treatment for adults with moderate-to-severe fat below the chin, known as submental fat. Using Kybella for the treatment...

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An outbreak of a strain of Salmonella never seen before in humans in California has sickened some 25 people as of April 20, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). According to...

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Since the last report on the Niger meningococcal meningitis outbreak twelve days ago, the west African country has seen another doubling of cases of the dangerous bacterial infection. The Ministry of...

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More than four in 10 Americans – nearly 138.5 million people – live in counties where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe, according to the American Lung Association’s...

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The contentiousness of the infectious bacterial disease/syndrome, Lyme disease, unlike other infectious diseases,  has been a source of conflict between the “establishment” medical community...

In a study published in PLOS Computational Biology on April 23rd, a research team led by Manoj Gambhir found that a relatively small difference in efficacy and duration of protection for the first three...

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Venezuela has reported a 66.9 per cent increase in malaria cases recently, according to a informe21.com report (computer translated), with nearly one quarter of the cases being the serious strain, Plasmodium...

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According to the Utah Department of Health, gonorrhea diagnoses rose 393% between 2011 and 2014. Cases of the sexually transmitted disease increased 717% among women and 296% among men. The age groups...

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) in two wild birds,...

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) reported today the first measles case of this year in a visiting student from Western Europe. The state reported eight total measles cases in 2014....