Hepatitis B and C kill more than 20,000 people every year in the United States. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine presents a strategy to eliminate these diseases...

Since we last reported on the ongoing outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters from British Columbia in mid-February, the number of outbreak cases have...

A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional post-harvest sanitization practices might not be sufficient...

Heroin use and heroin use disorder have increased significantly among American adults since 2001, according to new research conducted at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The...

The McLean County Health Department has confirmed a mumps outbreak at Illinois State University as of Tuesday, March 28, 2017. A mumps outbreak, as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health,...

Two people have died from rabies in the town of Cauayan, Negros Occidental province prompting the declaration of an outbreak, according to a Philippines media account. The victims, men in their 60s...

On March 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) to treat adult patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS)....

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Chapman University in Orange, CA, the Orange County Health Care Agency says four confirmed and three probable cases of mumps have been reported in students at...

In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O121, or E.coli O121 outbreak that has affected several Canadian provinces, The Public Health Agency of Canada announced yesterday the outbreak has been linked...

HIV is a master of disguise. The virus uses a shield of sugar molecules, called glycans, to hide from the immune system and block antibodies from attacking it. Now scientists at The Scripps Research Institute...