Sunday, April 26, 2015
As the Ebola epidemic retreats across west Africa, international health authorities are turning their attention to the little understood long-term effects of the often-deadly virus on the survivors.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
Friday, April 24, 2015
An Australian blogger and author who became a hit after claiming she was winning a battle with brain cancer through wholefoods and alternative therapies admitted Thursday she was lying and never had the disease.
Bars and gambling venues in this notoriously libertine city are adapting to a big change: the start of a smoke-free ordinance Wednesday was being marked as a historic step in making the city healthier.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Some two million U.S. high school students tried e-cigarettes last year, a rate that tripled in just one year, U.S. health authorities said Thursday.
The secret to puppy love is in the eyes, researchers said Thursday after studying how that locking gaze boosts the love hormone, oxytocin, in both dogs and people.
Friday, April 17, 2015
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.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The immune system may play a part in Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers have discovered, in a breakthrough which could lead to the development of new treatments for the most common form of dementia.