The Zika virus may infect and kill a type of brain cell that is crucial for brain development.
People infected with the chikungunya virus may be misdiagnosed as having dengue, which could lead researchers to misunderstand the true prevalence of these infections.
When you think of skin cancer, you may think of checking your moles. But a new study shows that people with few moles can still have the deadly skin cancer melanoma.
For people who survived Ebola during the world's largest outbreak of the viral disease, the effects of the virus may still linger.
Impatient people may have cells that "look older," by one measure of cell aging, according to a new study.
The prevalence of cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) among teenage girls in the United States has dropped by more than 60 percent since the vaccine against it was introduced, researchers say.
Overdoses involving benzodiazepines are "a public health problem that has gone under the radar," a researchers says.
Human-sized bones and other tissues can be printed on a new device called a bioprinter, researchers say.
Human-size bones and other structures can now be "printed" using a new device called a 3D bioprinter, researchers say.
Your body mass index, or BMI, may not be an accurate indicator of your risk of heart disease or diabetes, new research finds.
People with brain injuries may have a buildup of the same plaques in their brains seen in people with Alzheimer's disease, a small, new study suggests.
Eating lots of fiber during the teen and early adulthood years may play a role in llowering breast cancer risk later in life, a new study suggests.
Working out more does not necessarily translate into burning significantly more calories, a new study finds.
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests.