Most cases of Parkinson’s have no known cause, and researchers continue to debate and study possible factors that may contribute to the disease. Research reported in the journal npj Parkinson’s...

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections...

In a follow-up on the large measles outbreak in Romania, the National Center for Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases (computer translated) puts the outbreak case count at 6,434 confirmed...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis E outbreak in southeastern Niger, officials with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports (computer translated) the case count...

An outbreak of brucellosis has affected two villages in the Novokhopersky district, Voronezh Oblast in western Russia has affected 84 sheep and goats from farms totaling more than 500 animals, according...

The quest to develop a cure for HIV has long been plagued by a seemingly simple question: How do doctors determine if someone is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at levels...

Three deaths due to the viral disease, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), since late March has prompted the Iranian parliament’s Health Commission to hold an emergency meeting today on the outbreak,...

The Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) – an international group of expert scientists, doctors and public health officials – has recommended that people who are human immunodeficiency virus...

The number of cholera cases reported in Yemen from Apr. 27 through May 27, 2017 has reached 51,832 in 19 of the country 23 governorates, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization...

There were 3.5 million Guinea worm disease cases in 21 countries in Africa and Asia in 1986. According to the Carter Center, 25 human cases of Guinea worm disease in three countries were reported in...