Acute flaccid myelitis affects the nervous system, specifically, the central region of the spinal cord.
"By the time they'd realized what it was, my entire toe bone had been eaten away," said Victoria Curthoys.
The red dots that blister on the skin are an easy-to-spot symptom.
He got necrotizing fasciitis while crabbing in the brackish waters of New Jersey.
Researchers believe ex-smokers not only relapse because of the physical cravings of cigarettes, but also psychological ones.
Parents are unaware of the risks of liver disease in obese children, study's author warned.
Carrie-Ann Moss on facing the ultimate villain in "Jessica Jones" Season 2.
Perhaps all that shirtless horse riding wasn't such a good idea after all.
Researcher says the bacteria plays Russian roulette by mutating to avoid treatment.
The disease can take three weeks to show symptoms.
Doctors want to push the drug maker and insurers to find a better solution.
There was a threefold increase in the number of scarlet fever cases in 2014 compared to a year earlier.
It's unknown how dangerous flies are to humans, but a new study demonstrates that they carry lots of microbes.