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 3, 2018 1:29
A study on mice shows how alcohol can permanently damage DNA and increase the risk of seven types of cancer.
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.