Cape Town — One of the crucial aspects of the largest HIV prevention trial in the world is nearing an end, with HIV counsellors wrapping up four years of door-to-door visits to many thousands of ho

JOHANNESBURG – The World Health Organization (WHO) says one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard leading to tens of thousands of deaths.

Dr. Fatorma Bolay, co-principal investigator of the joint clinical research partnership between the Liberian and U. S.

A new vaccine that could prevent up to nine-in-10 cases of typhoid fever has been recommended by the World Health Organization.

Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates.

Anti-inflammatory drugs could cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes, a study of 10,000 patients suggests.

Plants have been "hijacked" to make polio vaccine in a breakthrough with the potential to transform vaccine manufacture, say scientists.

GENEVA - The World Health Organization published a new classification of antibiotics Tuesday that aims to fight drug resistance, with penicillin-type drugs recommended as the first line of defense

Interdisciplinary research at the University of Leicester has explored the impact of black carbon on bacteria in the respiratory tract

There is hope for over 37 million people infected with HIV globally after five people were reported to be virus-free after undergoing treatment.

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