Polio Returns To Venezuela 30 Years After Last Known Case, Report SaysA deadly and highly infectious disease that was thought to be eradicated has returned to Venezuela.
'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Study: Viruses, Bacteria Constantly Falling From SkyA new study finds massive amounts of infectious germs get swept into the atmosphere and come down on rainfall and dust.
Seen At 11: New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
Seen At 11: New Treatment Provides Relief From Horribly Painful 'TN' DiseaseThousands of people every day are suddenly struck with a condition that's so debilitating, it pushes them to do the unthinkable. But there are new treatment options.
Researchers Develop Way To Track Potentially Dangerous Fungal InfectionFungal cells hide inside human cells, making it difficult to find and stop them. But the researchers discovered a way to mark the fungus so as it grows, it glows bright red.
Experts Stumped By Rash Of Dolphin Deaths In Long Island WatersFrom Montauk to Queens there has been a dramatic uptick in bottle nosed dolphin deaths over the past month, experts said. There were 17 this month, compared to just 3 in July, 2012.
Long Island Family Fights To Raise Awarness About Tuberous SclerosisA Long Island family is seeking to raise awareness about a very rare disease.
Transplant Saves Baby Boy From Fatal Liver Disease"He was diagnosed with a very rare disease neonatal hemochromatosis and speaking to the doctors, there's been 30 cases in the last 20 yrs in the U.S.," said father Hussain Gadit.
Sen. Schumer Pushes Bill For Childhood Brain Tumor ResearchThe New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.
Conn. Stops West Nile Testing For WinterConnecticut's public health commissioner says researchers have stopped testing for the West Nile virus for the season.
Walk To Cure Diabetes 2010New Yorkers turned out Sunday for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Walk To Cure Diabetes. The five mile walk itself was scheduled for 10:00 a.m., starting at Battery Park.