Monday, December 15, 2014
An Indian court has rejected German drug giant Bayer's bid to block a generic version of its blockbuster cancer treatment Nexavar by a local drugmaker, a move hailed by activists on Saturday.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Obesity and extreme obesity can reduce life expectancy by up to eight years and deprive people of as much as 19 years of good health, according to a study published on Friday.
Sexual assault victims in the U.S. military say they are often ostracized by their peers or denied promotion by their commanders for reporting a crime to authorities, the Pentagon said Thursday, citing the results of a new survey.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The World Health Organization introduced new cervical cancer guidelines Wednesday, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
With this week's sudden drop in temperatures, and based on statistical data gathered in past years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday said that many cases of influenza may be expected in the near future.
An independent investigation into the death of 13 women in India after mass sterilization surgeries found the doctor and his staff used the same needles for all the procedures and never changed their gloves.
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may lose its ability to cause AIDS over time as more people take anti-retroviral drugs to keep the infection at bay, researchers said Monday.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Nearly deaf and riddled with cancer and ulcers, 90-year-old Rampyari Bai insists she will never give up fighting for justice for victims of the world's worst industrial disaster.