Saturday, May 24, 2014
Ahead of World Thyroid Day, physicians urged patients with thyroid cancer to do regular checkups in order to prevent their condition from worsening.
Doctors in Italy have designed a miniature dialysis machine for babies, used for the first time last year to save a newborn girl, according to a new report.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Women diagnosed with cancer in one breast often face a difficult decision of whether to surgically remove both, and a study Wednesday found double mastectomies may be performed too often.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
More than two-thirds of healthy U.S. adults are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to genital warts and in some cases, cancer, researchers said Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
An airborne toxin that is blown into Japan from northeast China could be the cause of the mysterious Kawasaki disease, a childhood illness that mostly affects the very young, researchers said Monday.
The secret to the Mediterranean diet may be in the salad.
The lives of three million women and babies can be saved every year by 2025 for an annual investment of about a dollar per head in better maternity care, researchers said Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
New York raised the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 on Sunday, in its latest initiative to encourage healthier behavior among residents.
Monday, May 19, 2014
President Mahinda Rajapakse led celebrations at a major victory parade Sunday to mark the fifth anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka's Tamil separatist war, as commemorations for its victims were blocked.
An Illinois man has contracted the MERS respiratory virus after coming into contact with the first case of the mysterious Middle East pathogen in the United States, becoming the third infected person.