Medical clinics and hospitals in South Korea are on a major drive to woo foreign patients, including those from Singapore and the region.
Applying high-frequency electrical noise to the brain can boost maths skills up to six months later, say Oxford University researchers.
Mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite are more attracted to human body odour than uninfected insects, a study suggests.
The trend for barefoot running could lead to injuries in some runners, a small study suggests.
Human cloning has been used to produce early embryos, marking a "significant step" for medicine, say US scientists.
Scientists unveiled on Tuesday an affordable vaccine against a deadly diarrhoea-causing virus that kills some 100,000 children in India every year.
Children`s exposure to air traffic pollution could increase their risk of insulin resistance, which can lead to diabetes in adults, suggests a study in Diabetologia.
Researchers have found a strain of bacteria that can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
A jab that protects against poisonous spider venom may become a reality one day, early research suggests.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is the world`s toughest place to raise children, Save the Children reports.
The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer, according to scientists.
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans rose 28% in a decade, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found.
A brain implant may be able to predict epilepsy seizures by picking up the early warning signs, a small study suggests.
The emotional impact of a stroke is too often overlooked and should be given the same priority as physical rehabilitation, campaigners say.
Smoking may pose a bigger health threat to women than men, say researchers. Women who smoke have a higher risk of cancer than men, Norwegian investigators found.
Cancer is threatening to overwhelm Latin American countries, experts writing in Lancet Oncology warn. There are far fewer cases of cancer in the region than in the US or Europe - but the proportion who die is far higher, they say.
Drinking one or more cans of sugary soft drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of diabetes in later life, a study suggests.
The spread of HIV in England can be stopped within a generation, according to a new prevention campaign launched by the Department of Health.
Food and Disaster Management Minister Dr M Abdur Razzak on Thursday categorically said the government would finalize the ‘Food Safety Act-2013’ by June.
Having a glittering career in the public eye may come at the cost of a shorter life, an analysis of obituaries in a US newspaper suggests.
Men should be offered a screening test for prostate cancer in their late 40s, researchers say.
Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm child behavioural or mental development, reports the journal BJOG.
Drinking a cup of beetroot juice can lower blood pressure, researchers say.