Author: MARK LIEBER, CNN

Measles vaccine recommended for those attending World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is kicking off in Russia in only a week. Soccer fans may be eager to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and other world-renowned players, but there's one thing they definitely don't want to catch: measles.

Study: Pregnancy complications might 'turn on' schizophrenia genes

Schizophrenia is thought to be caused by a mixture of genetic and environmental factors. But new research suggests that complications during pregnancy could increase nearly five-fold the child's risk of developing schizophrenia later in life in high-risk individuals.

Childhood obesity high in home of Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet is well-known for its positive effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health. But according to new data from the World Health Organization, childhood obesity rates in the Mediterranean region are among the highest in the world.