TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz touted a clinically unproven drug combination as a potential "treatment" for the coronavirus Monday on Fox & Friends—and less than an hour later the U.S. Surgeon General appeared to warn viewers against seeking dubious remedies.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, scientists are scrambling to identify treatments that may be effective against the disease.
In North America, air pollution wipes 1.4 years off people's lives on average, which could mostly be avoided if we stopped burning fossil fuels.
Research adds to evidence showing how archaic species shaped modern humans.
The team reconstructed a 50,000-year-old gene sequence that allowed malaria to infect human red blood cells.
Experts described the goal to wipe out the disease in a generation as "ambitious, achievable, and necessary."
Creating a disturbance in the force by eradicating our top predator is playing a dangerous game of Russian roulette.
Archaeologists believed the child was buried in a way to keep it from spreading malaria.
A gene drive to stop the spread of malaria showed promise, with no mutations arising in laboratory experiments.
Ongoing economic turmoil has led to a shortage of vaccines for the deadly virus.
Mosquito saliva may be increasing the severity of diseases.
If malaria is a curable disease with effective treatment, why does it still kill so many?
Our pledge to halve malaria will lead to 650,000 lives being saved.
To determine whether those infected with malaria release a scent, researchers tested the socks of schoolchildren.
One in 10 medications in poor countries are fake, World Health Organization finds.
Engineering a fungus with deadly venom could fight the mosquitoes carrying the lethal virus—and be safe for humans.
Despite the South Korean president's attempts to open dialogue, the North has made several moves that raise tensions.
The WHO said it could save "tens of thousands of lives" in Africa, where malaria remains a major killer.
The vaccine has shown partial success in immunizing young children against the disease.
The 33-year-old Team GB ambassador is on life support.
The parasite doesn't seem likely to cause symptoms for deer or humans.
Malaria kills almost half a million people each year.