Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm’s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development.
LONDON (Reuters) - BP said on Tuesday it expected to take a post-tax non-operating charge of around $1.7 billion in its fourth quarter results as part of the settlement of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Ho
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.?
There is an appetite for bold changes in the NHS and social care in Wales, says an expert review.
An otherwise healthy 34-year-old man pinched his nose and held his mouth closed when about to sneeze. Here's what happened next and how you should handle your sneezes instead.
(Reuters) - The number of people missing from last week's deadly Southern California mudslides fell to three on Monday as hundreds of rescue workers searched for survivors from the rain-driven slides
Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.
By gradually increasing the amount of these proteins consumed over several months, doctors believe they can help patients’ immune systems become tolerant to them.
A BBC survey found 70% of women did not tell their employers about their menopause symptoms.
Damages are still being paid today for medical mistakes which happened before 1995 and the bill is starting to climb.
The Hord family were given an £8m settlement after an NHS mistake. But what does it pay for?
What many people may not realise is that there is a pneumonia vaccine that can help protect against the bacteria most commonly responsible for the disease.
Wearing a halter-neck gown on the red carpet recently, Penelope Cruz displayed perfectly toned arms. The 43-year-old actress has credited hot Bikram yoga for her physique.
The findings came from a University of Oxford study. Earlier menstruation has been previously linked to reduced blood flow, lowering oxygen levels in the brain and causing tissue death.
Dr Annie Elliott, 64, a former GP and acupuncturist from near Market Harborough, Leicestershire, had a new type of valve. She tells CAROL DAVIS her story.
As the weather gets even colder, almost nothing beats a bowl of hot soup — and more of us are turning to the ready-made variety. We rate the healthiest options in the supermarkets.
Ryker Roque, six, died on Sunday at a hospital in Orlando, Florida, after touching a bat which his father Henry had found in the garden and put in a bucket.
Alec Hebblethwaite, 14, of Osage, Missouri hospitalized for nearly four months after damaging his esophagus while eating a sandwich. It transpired his reaction was caused by a rare autoimmune diseas
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court on Monday ordered the world's largest iron ore miner Vale SA to repair environmental damages its operations caused in land belonging to a community of desc
A cleverly named house bill would nip federal funding for cannabis interference in the bud.