Singers from the New York City Gay Men’s Choir sing Dec. 1, 2015 at the Apollo Theater in New York for World AIDS Day. A new health foe has emerged among gay and bisexual men.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
A new study shows that anal cancer, caused by the virus HPV, can be successfully fought in HIV-positive men by timely treatment and HPV vaccination of lesions that may ultimately lead to cancer.
HIV, STIs and other dangerous infections are feeding off of the opioid epidemic, creating an even more complicated threat to public health.
As cryptocurrency systems improve, they will better protect criminals' identities and even allow people to offer anonymous rewards for crimes they want committed.
Astronauts traveling to Mars and beyond would face serious psychological challenges. A well-designed media program – based on an old-fashioned schedule – might help make life at least a bit easier.
Kids need to play outside for a number of reasons, but there may even be benefit for their eyes. Here's how sunlight helps prevent nearsightedness, or myopia.
New research by scholars, conservationists and the insurance industry shows that coastal wetlands provide hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of protection from flooding, boosting the case for protecting them.
Muslim women in India struggle with a host of challenges, such as widespread poverty and lack of access to education. Arbitrary divorce was only one of many injustices.
Kim Jong Un's regime has already earned millions from the export of arms, missiles, drugs and endangered wildlife products.
The latest salvo of insults and threats between President Trump and North Korea's Kim brought the region a little bit closer to war. China, North Korea's closest trading partner, may be the only way out.
The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So how did North Korea get them?
New research shows that families in Japan and the US struggle in very similar ways with how technology is affecting their lives, their relationships and each other.
Why we love our phones so much might be related to our basic yearnings as human beings, explains a scholar, who is also a pastor.
Why do nonprofit fundraisers juxtapose calls to feed the hungry, house the homeless and cure cancer with champagne toasts?
If opioids prevent significant suffering, then the solution to the prescription opioid problem cannot simply be to stop using them.
Bacteria are everywhere, even on your drink garnishes and ice. While most are not going to harm you, some can make you very sick. Here are some things to consider at public drink stations.
The persecution of the Rohingya goes back to 1948, the year when Myanmar achieved independence from the British.
A survey asked Americans what they would do if the Supreme Court started making many unpopular decisions. Here's what they said.
Most Americans don't want the United States to be the world's policeman. Do the experts agree?
Many who represent themselves in court fail to make it through the process, have their case dismissed or lose what otherwise would have been a winning case.
Politicians on the left and right object to this practice, which the Trump administration is championing.
A Senate vote in July seemed to signal the end of efforts to kill the Affordable Care Act. With a Sept. 30 deadline looming, though, a new bill has real possibilities. Here's why that could be bad.
More seniors are reporting good health in recent years, but gains are primarily among more advantaged groups.