Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research.
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.
One-third of dementia cases can be prevented with some basic lifestyle changes and better education during childhood, a study published in The Lancet claimed.
Sunny weather lures us to local beaches and parks to spend lovely time with friends and loved ones, where many enjoy picnics, the perfect summer activity that is a nice way to enjoy the warm weather while being mindful of health
Cholera cases in Yemen are expected to at least double by the end of 2017 to more than 600,000, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday, as the charity's president visited the war-ravaged country to assess the worsening crisis.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a survey of 11 countries finds evidence that HIV drug resistance is growing, posing a potential threat to the prevention and treatment of AIDS.