Know how to prevent, treat and control the symptoms of various diseases and medical conditions. We explain what's happening in your body when disease strikes, and what you can do to feel better faster.
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Updated quarantine regulations which would give federal health officials more leeway to detain sick people have some legal and civil rights experts concerned.
This is what happens when fearless knitters take on breast cancer one stitch at a time.
Sure, the carrier mosquitoes are in the U.S., and so is the disease. But other factors will stave off a widespread incident, experts say.
The causes of IBS have been unknown — until now.
Contradicting earlier advice, the study found that introducing these foods earlier is better.
Relieving sinus pressure isn't rocket science, but when your head's clogged up, it can feel just as important.
Throw some germy surfaces into a mix of dry air and a pressurized cabin, and you have a recipe for sinus misery.
When your sinuses are clogged and you can't breathe, it might help to know how those cavities work. Over-the-counter decongestants help, too.
One in 12 U.S. adults has asthma, says the CDC. That's a lot of people who might be very interested in a new treatment for this serious health problem.
There may be more going on with your body than just itchy eyes and a runny nose when you're dealing with seasonal allergies, a small new study finds.
People with non-celiac wheat sensitivity have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a systemic immune response and a non-gluten protein may be to blame.
Thanks to a portable driver, Stan Larkin was able to live with an artificial heart out in the real world for 555 days.
Modern cancer treatments can be almost as bad as the disease, but new immunotherapy research suggests we could optimize our own immune systems using donor T cells.
In countries where governments mandate vaccination against chickenpox, a new study finds, online searches for information about symptoms drop.
New approach to treating allergies involves hiding allergen in friendly shell so immune system doesn't attack it.
Are jet air hand dryers the safest way to dry your hands after using the bathroom or are they blasting invisible microbes through the air with every use?
A new study finds that babies are surprisingly willing to resist the dark side — to a certain point.
By Robert Lamb
Although scientists knew that birth season affected people's allergy risk, they didn’t know why this happened. A study gets us one step closer.