There are positive news from Liberia, but experts warn the shift in the speed of the outbreak may be temporary.
It's true: Scratching an itch does only make it worse. Now scientists have some ideas about why that happens.
People infected with Ebola vary greatly in terms of how severe their symptoms are. Now a new study in mice suggests genetics may play a role in how each body fights off the virus.
When Ebola virus hit a small village in Guinea for the first time, the victim was just a toddler, who later became known to the world as Patient Zero.
A doctor who recently arrived in the United States from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, according to the city's health department.
Many "brain-training" games may be marketed as a way to boost people's alertness and intelligence, but scientists are now warning that such claims are not based on actual science.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a variety of symptoms that women experience in the second half of a menstrual cycle.
A rare disorder in which people can't produce sweat may be caused by a mutation in a single gene, according to a new study.
Now that 42 days have passed without any new cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the country is officially Ebola-free, the World Health Organization declared today.
The iFit Active is a fitness tracker that aims to measure your exercise, diet and sleep. Here's a review of the device and how it performed in several areas.
Some comatose patients may be aware despite being uncommunicative, and scientists have found a new way that may help identify these patients.
Genetic sequencing confirms the epidemic in West Africa is unrelated to the new outbreak that occurred in Central Africa and was quickly contained.
A backpacker from Scotland recently found that the cause of her frequent nosebleeds was a 3-inch-long leech living inside her nose, for at least a month.
Use this body mass index (BMI) calculator to estimate your body fat and to see if you’re considered underweight, normal, overweight or obese.
Only one person has had contact with the second case of Ebola in Dallas when she might have been contagious, health officials said today.
Five U.S. airports will implement screening some travelers for Ebola, starting this week, officials said.
Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who was being treated for Ebola in Texas, died today, according to the hospital,
A stimulant called DMBA has been lurking in at least 12 weight loss and sports supplements, some of which are sold in mainstream vitamin shops, according to a new study.