May 31, 2019 2:04
In the dusty town of Ratodero in southern Pakistan, doctors are struggling to cope with an alarming outbreak of young patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with almost 700 of new cases over the past few months, most of them children.
May 24, 2019 2:09
Swiss drugmaker Novartis received U.S. approval to sell a gene therapy for $2.125 million per single dose, making it the world's most expensive drug.
May 7, 2019 1:16
More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday as it urged authorities to ensure vulnerable people get vaccinated.
May 3, 2019 1:04
A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.
Apr 26, 2019 1:44
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated disease hit the highest levels in the United States since 2000.
Apr 17, 2019 1:53
Yale University researchers were able to restore some activity to postmortem pig brains, according to findings published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
Mar 27, 2019 1:34
A New York suburb has banned children not vaccinated against measles from public spaces, such as schools and shopping malls, as it fights the state’s worst outbreak in decades of the potentially deadly disease.
Mar 20, 2019 1:15
Shares of Sage Therapeutics were up in premarket trading on Wednesday after the FDA approved its drug for postpartum depression,
Mar 16, 2019 1:36
The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.
Mar 11, 2019 1:40
Researchers at the University of Washington are tackling the U.S. opioid crisis with an app which uses sonar technology to monitor drug-users' breathing.
Mar 5, 2019 2:00
Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger testified in front of the Senate Health Committee in support of standard immunization for kids, despite his own mother having never vaccinated him as a child.
Mar 5, 2019 2:22
An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, his doctors said.