About 15.3 percent of people 60 or older are living with HIV, says official of National Age Network of Zimbabwe, an organization that caters to older people's needs
'There is the issue that the president is going. I am not going ... The president is dying. I am not dying. I will have an ailment here and there but bodywise, all my internal organs ... very firm, very strong...'
Book by former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives
The rainy season has been poor for the third time in a row, damaging crops
14th-seeded tennis star, winning her second Grand Slam title, defeats American in straight sets, 7-5, 6-0
Premiums have risen and major insurers have backed out of state markets where people can buy insurance online under Obama's signature health care law
World Health Organization is working to encourage governments to adopt measures that are low cost, but high impact, especially on local level
Increasingly frail, Mugabe now struggles to walk and is seldom far from the arms of an aide. His public speeches have become meandering and repetitive.
Four British travellers have shown resistance to the main malaria treatment drug
Any growing of human organs in pigs is ‘far away,’ author of paper says, but putting human cells in animals could pay off for studies of how genetic diseases develop and for screening potential drugs
Outbreak in 2008-09 killed more than 4,000 people; in current outbreak, there are more than 1,000 suspected cases nationwide
US health officials say new study is largest and most advanced HIV vaccine clinical trial to be undertaken