Wednesday, June 17, 2015
New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Persons who inhale second-hand smoke may have a greater likelihood of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
An experimental drug treatment has opened a new door in regenerative medicine by helping lab mice regrow damaged liver, colon and bone marrow tissue, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
Friday, June 12, 2015
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.
Nestle said Thursday it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead.
Fitness tracker maker Jawbone has filed its second lawsuit in two weeks against competitor Fitbit.
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