Private Chelsea Manning faced stern resistance when she wanted to come out as transgender, she said in an exclusive interview with Cosmopolitan. She also spoke about her transition to living as woman in a military prison.
A potent antibody created in a lab has shown promising results in the first human trial, a team of US and German scientists announced, suppressing HIV in the blood for up to a month without harmful side effects.
Mummies discovered in a Hungarian church crypt have helped scientists uncover multiple tuberculosis strains that ravaged Europe in the 18th century, suggesting that, unlike now, a person could have more than one strain.
A Vietnam veteran, long denied disability benefits, is suing the Veterans Affairs Department to speed up the compensation appeals process. It is a move that could potentially affect the outcomes of thousands of cases stuck in administrative limbo.
Prolonging the life of heart attack victims may become a reality for millions as scientists have successfully tested on mice a way to activate the regrowth of heart muscle. Human trials are expected to follow.
Fleas near a popular hiking trail outside Flagstaff, Arizona have tested positive for the bubonic plague. The insects were found in prairie dog burrows in Picture Canyon. State officials warned visitors and residents to avoid contact with prairie dogs.
A new generation of superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics could eventually kill tens of thousands of people, with many of the deaths related to illnesses as common as the flu or routine surgery, a new government report warns.
A patient at a hospital in Loveland, Colorado, has tested negative for Ebola after becoming ill when they returned from an Ebola-affected country, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.