South African Child Appears to Beat HIV

PARIS: A 9-year-old girl, diagnosed with HIV when she was a month old and treated for a year with antiretroviral drugs, has been off...

Cake icing pigment likely to worsen inflammatory bowel disease

Islamabad: Titanium dioxide nanoparticles, which are increasingly used in food products as well as in cosmetics and some medicines, might increase inflammation of the...

Salmonella outbreak tied to papayas

NEW YORK: Health officials have issued a warning about a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a tropical fruit. The New York City Department of Health...

AIDS Is Still a Global Crisis

Paris: We've learned some extraordinary things about the global battle against AIDS during the latest gathering of experts at the International AIDS Society conference...

More evidence treatment zeroes HIV transmission during sex while the world awaits a vaccine

Paris:The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, taking regular treatment can pretty much zero their chance of...

Consuming a High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy May Make Your Child Depressed

Beaverton: A mother's diet plays an important role in the maintaining the health and development of the new-born. This is easy to understand as...

Is it brave or foolish to ask for ‘mental health’ leave?

NEW YORK: Recently, a tweet about an employee who took a mental health leave went viral on the Internet. Her out of office email...

Obese teenagers are up to 71% more likely to have cancer in later life,...

Tel Aviv: Obese teenage men increase their risk of developing rectal cancer in later life by 71 per cent, according to the largest study...

Stop Pairing Your High Protein Meal with Sugary Fruit Drinks, It May Result In...

WASHINGTON: Been drinking sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein diet packed with lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products? Perhaps it is time to stop....

There’s a promising new HIV vaccine candidate in the pipeline

PARIS: Developing a vaccine to stop HIV is thought to be among the most daunting challenges in medicine for one big reason: The virus...