Even with better prevention and earlier diagnosis, cancer will kill nearly 10 million people in 2018

The figures suggest that one in five men and one in six women will develop the disease in their lifetime.

When it comes to influenza — Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Flu vaccine seems more effective in women; men recover faster from the flu.

New Bombali Ebola Virus Found in Bats

Bombali is not a portmanteau of Bombay and Bali; it is a novel virus in bats in Sierra Leone.

More evidence showing pertussis vaccination for pregnant women is safe and effective

Pregnant women can be reassured there is no risk of autism to their babies due to Tdap vaccine.

Obesity May Also Increase Flu Spread, Not Just Flu Severity

A new study suggests obesity may play an important role in flu transmission.

A lung-healing protein could be the reason why men recover from flu faster than women

Sorry, ladies.

What Makes Bats The Perfect Hosts For So Many Viruses?

Bats can maintain just enough defenses against illness without triggering the immune systems from going into overdrive

Oysters, Olympics, Ocean liners and Outbreaks

Norovirus is a silent killer, being one of the most dangerous bugs out there.

Scientists identify new Flu H1N2 from a mix of two other influenza viruses

The first case was reported in the Netherlands.

New studies describe a link between influenza and parotitis

Parotitis may be a complication of infection with the influenza virus.

8 New Tools and Emerging Technologies For Tuberculosis

Science is making great progress in eradicating the infection that kills 1.7 million annually.

H7N9 Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Vaccine Trials Begin

Could we be drawing close to finally defeating this disease?

Planning a trip to Brazil? Do not forget your yellow fever vaccine

There is no cure for yellow fever, but there is a vaccine.

New case of camel flu reported in Saudi Arabia

There is currently no antiviral treatment or vaccine for camel flu.

Can We Outsmart The Smartest Virus On The Planet?

It’s not as simple as you’d think.