A new technique could help nearly double the precious few hours surgeons have to carry out lung transplants.
The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades.
More than 40 percent of young Japanese single adults are virgins and almost three-quarters of men are not in any kind of relationship.
Microscopic particles, possibly from air pollution, have been found in human brain tissue, according to a new study into Alzheimer's risk.
40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions in Training Cafe in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.
An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread.
Vegan diets are considered as healthy and environmentally responsible, with benefits like weight loss, clear skin and increased energy.
The US obesity epidemic has worsened across the board: 40 percent of women, 35 percent of men and 17 percent of children and teens.
A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.
Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO
Turkmenistan has passed a law making HIV tests mandatory prior to marriage.
Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.
Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki.
A Dutchman dubbed the 'dentist of horror' went on trial after causing horrific injuries to the mouths of more than 100 patients in France.
The EU postponed a decision to extend the approval of a key weedkiller for another 15 years amid an uproar that it may cause cancer.
French President Francois Hollande acknowledged that three decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia had had "an impact" on health.
It is not only animals that rely on physical cues to gauge the fertility of potential rivals for a mate.
Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.
Obesity in Kazakhstan is becoming a serious issue. Nutritionists and scientists urge Kazakhstanis to reconsider their nutrition philosophies