Thursday, June 11, 2015
Protecting girls from cervical cancer might be possible with just one dose of the HPV vaccine rather than the three now recommended, a new analysis suggests.
Federal health advisers on Tuesday recommended approval for a highly anticipated cholesterol drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, but with the caveat that more data is needed about its long-term ability to reduce heart attacks.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Some widely used diabetes medicines help control blood sugar without the heart risks suggested by earlier research, new studies find.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
South Korea believes its MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government's belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed seven people and infected nearly 100 in the country., 1 Comment
Saturday, June 6, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou convened a meeting of the National Security Council on Friday to heighten the nation's alert level and threat response in light of the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in South Korea.
U.S. doctors hailed a complex operation as a world first after performing a skull and scalp transplant on a cancer patient who also received a new kidney and pancreas during the procedure.
The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as U.S. government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Women who undergo mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40 percent, an international study published in the United States showed.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Zinc supplements may help relieve some of the symptoms of autism, according to a study conducted by Taiwanese and Korean researchers that was published in the UK-based journal Nature Communication.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Doctors amputated Ugandan schoolboy Jesse Ayebazibwe's right leg when he was hit by a truck while walking home from school three years ago.