BOSTON (Reuters) - A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive who was convicted of racketeering and fraud charges for his role in a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak in 2012 is scheduled to be sentenced
MADRID (Reuters) - Firefighters battled on Monday to control a forest fire near the Donana wildlife reserve in southern Spain that forced the evacuation of 2,000 people and the removal of endangered I
Amelia Liddy-Sudbury, 35, from Sydney, got Listeria when she ate some cut-up rockmelon. This could have meant the death of herself and her unborn baby, but miraculously both are okay.
(Reuters) - Seattle Genetics Inc and Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Monday that their drug met the main goal in a late-stage study of helping blood cancer patients live longer without th
ATHENS (Reuters) - Sacks of rubbish and rotting vegetables piled high on the pavements of Athens' port of Piraeus on Monday - signs of a mounting labor dispute fast turning into a public health crisis
PARIS (Reuters) - France's government will not repeal a planned ban of bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides, the prime minister's office said on Monday after the country's farm minister said it should
Often influenced by their parents, children learn to see overweight people in a negative light. This causes them to make decisions based solely on someone's size, Duke University experts found.
Homeopathic therapies have costed the NHS £577,529 in the last five years. But the true bill could be ten times more. England's chief medical officer says they're no better than placebos.
An international report published by more than 200 scientists has warned that antibacterial chemicals found in soap, lunchboxes and exercise mats could be causing 'more harm than good'.
NHS England said mesh implants are the 'recommended method' for treating a hernia, which occurs when an organ or fatty tissue protrudes through an area of weak muscle in the body.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, will go on trial on Monday for what U.S.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's investigational haemophilia drug emicizumab cut the bleed rate by 87 percent in patients with resistance to standard therapy compared with those who received another treatme
A teenage girl who was hanging from a skyride at the Six Flags Great Escape Park in Lake George, New York, was rescued by a group of park goers Saturday evening when they formed a human safety net to
Hospitals are now looking to capture the benefits of Amazon Echo's time-saving and convenient technology to not only streamline safety, but make life easier for healthcare providers in hospital and of
Researchers at Temple University have identified a specific food in the Mediterranean diet that targets the dreaded aspects of cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, often referred to as EVOO.
Doctors can look at attachment patterns to help struggling parents learn strategies to respond better to their children.
How long might it take before the true cause of the symptoms is uncovered and proper treatment begun?
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has banned the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu, but no humans have been affected, the gov
The proposal, being voted on at the British Medical Association's annual conference in Bournemouth this week, already has the backing of the Royal College of GPs.
Gold Coast mum Brenda Ashley's children range in age from 18 months to 17 years old. Brenda, 35, said her secret is simply walking before and after work and planking 20 minutes a day.
Mark Porter, chair of the British Medical Association, said that 'too many' patients are being failed by the NHS 'too often' at its annual conference in Bournemouth.
Cosmetic dermatologist, Dr Mervyn Patterson from Woodford Medical, has revealed that there are several things that cause sun cream to go off and reveals how you can prevent it from happening.
XINMO, China (Reuters) - Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives' homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone
Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office
Nicola and Karl Medina were told by consultants at Leeds General Infirmary that the cause of their fertility problems was 'unexplained' and ended up spending £50,000 on private IVF treatment.
More than 1,000 doctors and medical students warned that the reputation of the profession will be 'severely damaged' if a motion calling for the decriminalisation of abortion is passed.
A group of women in NI say they have been left scarred after having vaginal mesh implants.
MAO COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some complaining about a lack of info
Up to $455,000 in grants are available for organizations willing to try new approaches to tackling opioid crisis
Private patients expect the best treatment, but what happens if things go wrong?
(Reuters) - Firefighters in Southern California were battling a fast-moving wildfire on Sunday that closed a highway and forced residents from their homes around the area of Santa Clarita, a city nort
A study has identified seven genes that put people at increased risk of developing sleeplessness - a whole new approach that gives new hope to those who have sleep problems.
Anyone who has taken "magic" or "pink champagne" should seek urgent medical attention, say police.
The mesh left one woman "screaming on all fours from the agonising pain".