Jan 25, 2018 1:21
Philip Morris should not be allowed to claim that its iQOS electronic tobacco device can reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Thursday.
Jan 23, 2018 2:00
Drugmakers' response to the threat posed by "superbugs" remains patchy even after years of warnings, according to the first analysis of individual companies' efforts to tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis.
Jan 18, 2018 1:11
Research carried out in part by an artificially-intelligent (AI)'robot scientist' has found that a common ingredient of toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant strains of malaria.
Oct 23, 2017 2:06
Portuguese lawmakers have begun debating a draft bill that would legalize medical marijuana as a 20 million dollar cannabis farm opens in the country. Emily Wither reports.
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.