Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.
A neti pot, a flu vaccination and a heap of healthy food—just a few ways you can help ward off trouble.
Mysterious condition typically afflicts children, resulting in paralysis and respiratory problems.
There's a happy medium between the parent who travels with bleach and the parent who lets a kid eat mud pies.
Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.
Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.
Mounting evidence indicates the most common sexually transmitted virus is likely tied to a higher risk of stroke and heart problems.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
Scientists took a few samples from these colorful play areas and tested them in a lab. The conclusion: Well, read on.
Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.
This year's dose is about 50 percent effective against the predominant flu strain, vastly outperforming last year's formulation.
The more you know about norovirus, the better your odds of avoiding this pernicious pathogen.