Sunday, October 5, 2014
For the world's first baby born to a woman with a transplanted womb — a medical first — only a victorious name would do.
The Obama administration urged calm over the single case of Ebola in the United States, seeking to reassure the American public that there was little chance of an outbreak of the disease in the country.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, medical journal The Lancet said on Saturday, describing the event as a breakthrough for infertile women.
A new genetic history of HIV shows how the pandemic almost certainly took root in the 1920s in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, researchers said Thursday.
Applying moisturizer to a newborn baby's skin could help prevent eczema and even food allergies in later life, possibly offering a cheap and easy way to combat a growing global problem, a Japanese institute said Friday.
The U.N. launched a mission Thursday to prevent the global spread of Ebola, describing the epidemic as the world's “highest priority” as the U.S. scrambled to limit its own outbreak to one patient.
The Liberian man infected with Ebola who brought the disease to the United States will be prosecuted when he returns home for lying on his airport screening questionnaire, Liberian authorities said Thursday.
Friday, October 3, 2014
The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The United States has diagnosed its first case of Ebola in a man who was infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, US health officials said Tuesday, pledging to contain the virus that has killed more than 3,000.
Kids who get treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two face a higher risk of childhood obesity, said a U.S. study on Monday.