January 13, 2017 9:00 am
Trials conducted in Guinea, one of the West African countries most affected by an outbreak of Ebola that ended this year, show it offers 100% protection. The vaccine is now being fast-tracked for regulatory approval.
December 20, 2016 9:00 am
Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner David A. Kessler has called the failure to recognize the dangers of painkillers one of the biggest mistakes in modern medicine.
December 15, 2016 9:00 am
The data are the first to quantify the risks to women infected at different times during pregnancy, and they seem to confirm that they are highest early in pregnancy.
December 14, 2016 9:00 am
Aleppo would go down in history as one of the great failures of the international community to halt human rights abuses.
December 6, 2016 9:00 am
Poor diets are responsible for more of the global burden of ill health than sex, drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined.
November 30, 2016 9:00 am
Brazil has been bogged down in a recession for more than two years but one business is still growing. Fast food.
November 29, 2016 6:00 am
Vaccinations against malaria will begin in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018, the World Health Organization announced
November 23, 2016 9:00 am
91% of new infections in the 15- to 19-year-old group were in adolescent girls.
November 11, 2016 8:00 am
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a “hoax” alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists Wednesday and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal.
November 8, 2016 8:01 am
The jet fuel you burned on that flight from New York City to London? Say goodbye to 1 square meter of Arctic sea ice.