A 15-minute, on-the-spot blood test for Ebola was as accurate in a patient trial as the most widely used laboratory-based test, its U.S.-based developers said Friday.
Millions of people will be able to see a doctor on their smartphones or laptops for everyday ailments once the nation's largest drugstore chain and two major insurers expand a budding push into virtual health care.
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.
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.
A local professor on Friday unveiled a needle coated with a thin film of metallic glass that he said would ease the pain of being pricked with a needle in various medical applications in the future.
The Chulu Ranch (初鹿牧場) claimed yesterday never to have used pesticides in its dried hibiscus leaf products since 2006, and expressed its bafflement at the Taipei City's Department of Health (DOH, 台北市衛生局) .....
Patients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug from Amgen Inc.
A lawyer for the Irish manufacturer of an Alzheimer's drug urged a U.S. appeals court on Monday to let it replace a two-pill daily regimen with a single-dose version of the drug even if it cheats generic drugmakers of profits.
The United States Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid dietary supplements sold by a Las Vegas company because they may contain anabolic steroids that can cause liver damage.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday his nation will adopt a "no jab, no pay" policy to block parents who refuse to vaccinate their children from accessing some government welfare.