Health News

Friday, December 17, 2010 - 00:00
NIDA's Monitoring the Future Survey shows increases in Ecstasy use and continued high levels of prescription drug abuse
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 00:00
Scientists investigating the allergic reactions that asthmatics suffer towards a common mould have discovered that many people with asthma actually had the mould growing in their own lungs.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 00:00
Cornell University researchers recently made the startling discovery that certain chemicals in green tea-and perhaps red wine-react with saliva in ways that can alter how we perceive flavors.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 00:00
The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) will research how efforts to combat the tapeworm infection cysticercosis can be integrated into existing prevention programmes.
Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 00:00
A Yale University researcher has found virus-like genetic material within samples of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and scrapie, a finding that challenges scientific consensus on the nature of these
Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 00:00

A team of researchers has determined that the strain of cholera erupting in Haiti matches bacterial samples from South Asia and not those from Latin America. The scientists conclude that the bacteria