Promising trials hinted that circumcision could lower rates of HIV infection, but until now, researchers didn’t fully understand why
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
It’s one of the crueler realities of teendom — some kids are plagued with monster zits and problem skin, while others tend to sail through adolescence with nary a blemish.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
Teens rejoice! Researchers have identified a potential new treatment for acne
Hopefully you pack hand sanitizer when you travel because you may need it — especially in your hotel room.
A consortium of scientists has set about mapping the millions of bacteria that live in and on our bodies, keeping us healthy
Brushing and flossing are a must for keeping plaque off your teeth and gums. But having a healthy mouth may have other benefits: it could also help lower your risk of dying of cancer.
In case necrotizing fasciitis — the flesh-eating disease recently making headlines — hasn’t got you freaked out enough, here are four other scary diseases you might not know about.
Sorry, office drones, yet another study finds that your workspace is teeming with germs.
A new study finds that babies born by c-section are twice as likely to be obese by age 3 as those delivered vaginally.
If you think the bathroom is the only germ haven in your office, think again. Would you believe the dirtiest spot is the sink faucet in the break room?