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BD Life Sciences, a segment of global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced Thursday the availability of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared BD MAX™...

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Taiwan first began formal reporting of dengue fever in 1981 and up till now, 2014 saw the most cases with 15,732. However, on Thursday the Taiwan CDC put the dengue tally at 16,074 making 2015 a record...

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Health officials in Quebec, Canada believe they have detected the 1st autochthonous human case of Cryptococcus gattii infection in Eastern Canada in a Montreal woman. According to the case report,...

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Health officials in Knox County, OH  has confirmed an outbreak of chickenpox among an Amish community in the south-eastern portion of the county. This comes a the heels of measles and mumps outbreaks...

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For the past month, 6-year-old Leland Shoemake has been in the battle for his life against a relatively rare, microscopic invader that has landed him in a Georgia hospital. The Pike County child contracted...

A new study published in Scientific Reports shows that much of the signature taste in wines from various regions of the globe can be attributed to the strains of yeast that live on the grapes, and subsequently...

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New statistics published by the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) last week shows that the sexually transmitted infection (STI), gonorrhea, has increased in rate of cases per 100,000 population...

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Lucy’s Weight Loss System is voluntarily recalling all lots distributed May 25 – June 23 2015 of Pink Bikini and Shorts on the Beach Blue and Gold Edition, 30 blue capsules (750MG per) capsules...

Nursing is a crucial occupation in the health-care industry. Doctors rely on nurses to provide the best care for patients, which makes this a rewarding profession. A nurse is a caregiver, a decision-maker,...

All across the United States, hospitals, private practices and other medical organizations are short staffed. In fact, this problem has become profound enough for federal legislators to introduce a nursing...