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18

Jul

Top AIDS researchers killed on Malaysia Air flightOne-hundred researchers, health workers, and activists killed on board Malaysia Air yesterday were en route to a global AIDS conference in Australia.

Top AIDS researchers killed on Malaysia Air flight
One-hundred researchers, health workers, and activists killed on board Malaysia Air yesterday were en route to a global AIDS conference in Australia.

11

Jul

HIV returns in ‘cured’ Mississippi babyWhile doctors are disappointed to find traces of HIV in the nearly 4-year-old child, that she remained HIV-free for two years is an encouraging sign for the experimental treatment.

HIV returns in ‘cured’ Mississippi baby
While doctors are disappointed to find traces of HIV in the nearly 4-year-old child, that she remained HIV-free for two years is an encouraging sign for the experimental treatment.

14

Mar

Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reportedSince HIV can be spread in certain ways between women, the CDC recommends couples engage in education and counseling services to ensure their health and safety.

Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reported
Since HIV can be spread in certain ways between women, the CDC recommends couples engage in education and counseling services to ensure their health and safety.

11

Feb

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?
Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.

27

Jan

Body’s response to disease has a smell, study suggestsThe ability to detect sick people by their smell could help healthy people avoid becoming ill.

Body’s response to disease has a smell, study suggests
The ability to detect sick people by their smell could help healthy people avoid becoming ill.

15

Nov

New strain of avian flu hops over to humansThe reported Taiwanese case means that health officials will view H6N1 as slightly more risky, in terms of its pandemic potential.

New strain of avian flu hops over to humans
The reported Taiwanese case means that health officials will view H6N1 as slightly more risky, in terms of its pandemic potential.

05

Nov

 Mysterious wasting syndrome is turning West Coast starfish into gooAn unknown disease is causing starfish to lose their limbs, dissolve and die.

Mysterious wasting syndrome is turning West Coast starfish into goo
An unknown disease is causing starfish to lose their limbs, dissolve and die.

06

Oct

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors sayFind out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors say
Find out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

02

Oct

What we can learn about the spread of disease from ‘The Walking Dead’Modeling how zombie hordes grow and how factors like vaccines alter the threat can illustrate our understanding of how diseases are passed on and contained.

What we can learn about the spread of disease from ‘The Walking Dead’
Modeling how zombie hordes grow and how factors like vaccines alter the threat can illustrate our understanding of how diseases are passed on and contained.

04

Sep

Undiscovered viruses lurk within mammalsResearchers argue that studying as many of these viruses would be a bargain compared with the costs of dealing with a single, deadly pandemic.

Undiscovered viruses lurk within mammals
Researchers argue that studying as many of these viruses would be a bargain compared with the costs of dealing with a single, deadly pandemic.