Sunday, August 2, 2015
An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said Friday, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine.
Being healthier may be found in something as simple as standing more and sitting less at work, said a study Friday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Wednesday to take precautions against dengue fever, as the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease is escalating quickly in Southern Taiwan.
An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
U.S. federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A dengue vaccine candidate by French drugmaker Sanofi protects more than three quarters of participants, an analysis found Monday.
European Union nations have until Aug. 20 to suspend the sale of some 700 generic drugs made in India, the EU's executive confirmed Monday.
South Korea on Tuesday declared the effective end to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people, triggered widespread panic and stymied growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Defective or 'leaky' vaccines may lead to even more powerful viruses, according to a study on poultry that raises concerns about vaccine development in humans.