Saturday, September 27, 2014
World leaders were asked Thursday to pledge urgently needed aid to battle Ebola in West Africa as Sierra Leone quarantined one million people in a desperate bid to beat back the deadly virus.
Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from illnesses related to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, fire officials said Thursday.
Experts who attended a Food Safety Summit in Baltimore in April should have skipped lunch.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A simple breath test may one day show whether someone has a strain of tuberculosis that will respond to a frontline antibiotic, or a drug-resistant type, scientists said Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20,000 by November, soaring by thousands every week if efforts to stop the outbreak are not stepped up radically, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a study on Tuesday.
Fewer than a quarter of U.S. children prescribed medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) get the recommended behavioral therapy along with it, said a study out Monday.
Friday, September 19, 2014
U.S. health experts said Wednesday there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging in men and that their use should be narrowed to exclude millions of Americans currently taking them.
Promoted as an aid to good health, artificial sweeteners may in fact be boosting diabetes risk, said a study Wednesday that urged a rethink of their widespread use and endorsement.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic., 1 Comment
Taiwanese people's ignorance of HIV and AIDS have not changed much over the past two decades, a local group said Monday, urging the public to educate themselves about the disease., 1 Comment