Latest Diseases Stories
Ebola vaccines in African countries successfully produced antibodies in kids and adults
5 sounds not meant for the human ear
Ancient frozen viruses don’t pose a threat to your health—yet
Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines now available for children under 5 in the US
As old people get sicker, assisted living facilities must adapt
Cold temperatures could make our respiratory systems more vulnerable to infection
This flu season is bound to be historic, but masks can help, says the CDC
What patients find at long COVID clinics: rejection, outdated therapies, and unanswered questions
The FDA approved a fecal transplant treatment for the first time
The most powerful health innovations of 2022
Some teenagers’ brains have been aging faster during the pandemic
Dr. Fauci on fighting stigmas on infectious diseases, from AIDS to COVID
COVID-19 vaccines are still essential in preventing death in children and teens
Twitter quietly removed its ban on COVID-19 misinformation last week
Soil fungi are spreading lung infections to new territories
The World Health Organization officially renamed monkeypox to mpox
Are at-home STD tests reliable?
Wearing a well-fitted mask is still a smart choice for holiday travel
Fighting RSV in babies starts with a mother’s antibodies
FDA approves first drug that can delay onset of Type 1 diabetes
Getting COVID more than once might be even worse than we thought
Why disabled patients struggle to find doctors
Study shows Paxlovid may help prevent long COVID
Scientists safely injected two patients with lab-grown blood
Walgreens’ and CVS’ roles in the opioid crisis may cost them billions
A potential vaccine for pregnant mothers could quell the surge of serious RSV cases
Why we still don’t have a vaccine for the common cold
The CDC has surveyed teens on their health and behavior since the ’90s—but now some states are opting out
What’s the difference between COVID, flu, and cold symptoms?
A popular medical software is failing veterans with visual impairments
AI moderators can’t keep up with vaccine disinformation’s newest language: emojis
Is it flu or RSV? It can be tough to tell.
Dementia affects 1 in 10 Americans over 65
The US never banned asbestos. These workers are paying the price.
Uganda’s Ebola outbreak is ‘rapidly evolving,’ according to WHO
The Brilliant 10: The top up-and-coming minds in science
Sepsis sneaks up on thousands Americans every year. AI may spot it sooner.
Meals catering to different health needs could help save lives—and billions of dollars
Is it OK to drink blood?
Wildland firefighters face another danger—an increased risk of long COVID
The risk of heart inflammation is higher for COVID infections than the vaccine
Colonoscopies still recommended for older adults, despite tepid new research
Oxford/AstraZeneca nasal spray COVID-19 vaccine fails first trial
The US may be in for a brutal flu season
One secret to excellent memory in old age? Giant neurons.
Potentially harmful respiratory disease may be on the rise in children, warns CDC
Why we should be looking out for diabetes in young people with COVID
How to enjoy fall festivities during the COVID pandemic
Here’s one reason why people with diabetes get lots of UTIs
More Americans are surviving cancer now than ever
PTSD found in 1 in 4 adults in Flint, Michigan, after water crisis
STD rates started to spike in the US during the pandemic. Now, they continue to rise.
Polio is officially circulating in the US again
First study of cancer-detecting blood test shows hopeful results
What you need to know about getting the new COVID-19 booster
New four-dose malaria vaccine is up to 80 percent effective
China approves world’s first nasal COVID-19 vaccine booster
Omicron boosters are the future of COVID vaccines in the US
Common asthma medications may change brain matter, but don’t panic
Two decades-long studies link ultra-processed foods to cancer and premature death
The back-to-school guide for fighting common viruses
FDA green lights Omicron-targeting mRNA vaccine boosters
Monkeypox safety measures will be put to the test at New Orleans’ Labor Day festival
How to check if your at-home COVID test has expired