A new study by the University of Montreal has found that different types of games can impact the human brain both positively and negatively. Continue reading
An innovative vending machine for HIV tests being piloted in Britain aims to help in the fight to end the epidemic by encouraging more people to find out whether they have contracted the virus as a first step to seek treatment, a doctor said. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading
A growing number of people are getting painful skin allergies, and it’s all thanks to a chemical found in everyday personal products. Continue reading
An analysis of 185 studies appears to confirm sperm counts in men from North America, Europe and Australia have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, with no sign of abating. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
A recent study finds that 99% of professional NFL football players have a brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Continue reading
Private equity firm KKR has agreed to buy health information giant WebMD in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
(USC CENTER FOR BODY COMPUTING) – Virtual doctors could bring health information to patients’ smartphones with a new app being developed at the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing. Continue reading
Scientists warn that climate change is melting permafrost soils which may lead to the release of ancient viruses and bacterium. Continue reading
At least 12 people suffer burns from a suspected noxious substance in a London nightclub, ambulance service says.
A Kenyan judge orders that officials from the national doctors’ union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.