Jan 2, 2018 1:33
U.S. drug approvals hit a 21-year high in 2017, with 46 novel medicines winning a green light -- more than double the previous year -- while the figure also rose in the European Union.
Dec 13, 2017 1:40
As Congress continues to squabble over health care, those who depend on the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, are preparing for a worst case scenario.
Dec 13, 2017 1:06
A baby born with a rare condition has survived three successful surgeries to put her heart back into her chest, which is believed to be a UK first.
Dec 8, 2017 1:23
The U.S. Department of Justice asked on Thursday for documents related to a Senate committee’s report on the transfer of fetal tissue by abortion provider Planned Parenthood, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
Dec 7, 2017 1:39
Paralyzed rats have overcome their spinal cord injury to walk again in experiments conducted by Israel's Technion Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University.
Dec 4, 2017 1:01
Doctors at a Dallas hospital say they feel honored and humbled after a woman with a transplanted uterus gave birth, a first in the United States.
Dec 4, 2017 1:29
The Philippines ordered an investigation on Monday into the immunization of more than 730,000 children with a vaccine for dengue that has been suspended following an announcement by French drug company Sanofi that it could worsen the disease in some cases.
Nov 23, 2017 1:30
British scientists have found people who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than harm, experiencing lower risks of premature death and heart disease than those who don't drink the caffeinated brew.
Nov 22, 2017 1:26
A fast colour-changing test that detects fluoride in drinking water could help prevent the crippling bone disease skeletal fluorosis in developing countries, say UK researchers.
Nov 21, 2017 1:54
Big pharma is racing for contingency plans as the EU's drug administration prepares to uproot from its headquarters in Britain, drawing fears of delays to medicine supplies and the already long development cycle for new treatments.
Nov 17, 2017 1:05
Civil rights icon Reverend Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson's disease, a neurological ailment that gets progressively worse, threatening the mobility for the 7 to 10 million people struck with the disease worldwide.