disease

Zoe Saldana revealed she's been dealing with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder which causes the immune system to attack the thyroid.

Experts are worried the virus may be spreading far and fast due to its formation in Aedes mosquitos.

The virus travels through Aedes mosquitos, which are common in all nations in the Western Hemisphere with the exception of Canada and Chile.

The World Health Organization declared the country Ebola-free on Tuesday after it went 42 days--the amount of time in two incubation cycles for the disease--without any reports of new infections, notes the news outlet.

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, former CEO of Death Row Records, is under fire again as attention is redirected towards a HIV/AIDS joke he made over a decade ago about N.W.A…

Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…

South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the…

The Ebola virus has arrived in America. Two aid workers who worked with patients in Liberia have been infected with the virus and are now being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The deadly virus that has spread throughout West Africa has killed 900 people thus far. Here are five things you should know […]

*“Basketball Wives” star Royce Reed says Dwight Howard took off with their 6-year-old son and won’t tell her where he is. The biggest problem with…

It’s a potential game changer in the fight against HIV, and doctors say it happened almost by accident. A baby with the virus that causes AIDS was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs within 30 hours of her birth. Doctors knew the mother was HIV positive and administered the drugs in hopes of controlling […]

The general distrust that African Americans have of clinical trials is rooted in their strained relationships with medical researchers, some of whom long ago broke the bond of trust by putting African-American patients at risk and failing to make full disclosures.

Some inheritances are a curse. I don’t mean your grandmother’s cabinet of porcelain fawns, nor your uncle’s portfolio of watercolor still lifes, nor the 40 years of Model Railroader magazines stowed in the rafters of your dad’s garage. Worse than any of these is the hand-me-down that could be hiding in your genes. No one wants to wind up with the family’s hereditary disease.