Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire as famine spreads in Somalia – UN

Parents wait with their malnourished and dehydrated children in a corridor at Banadir Hospital in the Somali...

Tiny Strokes May Cause The Shuffling Gait of Old Age

Stroke so small they're never noticed may add up.

FDA Chides Pfizer For Omitting Drug Risks On Lipitor Website


What We Eat Shapes Microbe Societies Inside Us

Bacteroides are microbes that dominate the guts of people who eat more animal protein and fat.

Efforts Founder To Track Long-Term Safety Of Silicone Breast Implants

A silicone gel implant (left) and a saline gel implant. The FDA agreed to let implants return to the...

NIH-supported studies show online course helps reduce harmful college drinking

An online alcohol prevention course can help reduce harmful drinking among college freshmen, but the benefits in the fall don't last through the spring, according to a study supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA),...

UN official urges Mozambique to strengthen HIV/AIDS prevention programmes

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé with Prime Minister of Mozambique, H.E. Aires Aly Bonifáciox

Can Potatoes Give Your Health A Boost? A Chemist Thinks So


A Remnant From Algae In Malaria Parasite May Prove Its Weakness

An Anopheles albimanus mosquito, which is an important vector for malaria...

Lots Of Acne Treatments, But Scant Evidence For Which Ones To Choose

Nearly all teenagers get acne at some point, usually after puberty switches their oil glands into high gear.