Younger generations revealed poor knowledge about HIV, high-risk sexual practices, and stigmatizing behaviors in a new Merck and Prevention Access Campaign survey.

The Americans most at risk for developing Alzheimer’s/dementia may be trying “useless” prevention methods. Poor health conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes are linked to higher risks. Many respondents reported trying prevention methods like supplements or…

Gun deaths make headlines, but survivors—even those with minor injuries—are often left with long-lasting physical and mental trauma, according to a new study. The study is part of a new guard of firearm research that has emerged after a “decades-long drought” of support,…

This wasn't your average classroom experiment.  Children at a North London school were asked to bring in samples of family soup recipes from around the world—Imperial College London researchers tested them for malaria-fighting powers. Some of these home broth remedies were…

In areas ridden with malaria, asymptomatic infections provide a constant, hidden reservoir that helps the malaria parasite maximize its footprint. In sub-Saharan Africa—home to 90% of malaria cases in 2017—24% of people harbor these covert infections.  

An antibiotic-resistant infection kills someone every 15 minutes in the US—and deadly superbugs are an even bigger threat than US officials thought in 2013, according to the CDC's latest report.

The latest draft of the EPA’s “secret science” rule proposes releasing raw data from almost every study considered in the agency’s rule-making—including confidential medical records, The Hill reports.

It’s happens all-too-common often: Western researchers drop in for a few weeks, go home and publish research, while local experts are underrepresented and undervalued.   Madukar Pai, who saw this firsthand during his medical training in India, calls out the inequity—looking…

Finding answers to the baffling vaping illness that’s so far killed 37 and injured 2,000 may require asking better questions.  Social change can spur disease outbreaks, says Harvard researcher Yulin Hswen. With people now vaping 20-30 times a day using “everything from Coca…