(Reuters Health) - Who a cancer patient spends time with in the chemotherapy ward may have a small but significant effect on their likelihood of surviving the disease, suggests a small study in the UK
Researchers from Hebrew University have found that sperm concentration and total sperm count has significantly and steadily declined in Western men.
New research has shown that the use of a monthly vaginal ring and a daily oral Truvada are safe and effective at preventing HIV in adolescent girls.
Senator John McCain of Arizona, jetting to Washington after a diagnosis of brain cancer, arrives in the Senate at 2:45 p.m. for a vote to begin the health care debate.
The mother of Charlie Gard, the critically ill baby at the center of an international medical and legal battle, returned to London's High Court Tuesday
President Donald Trump is keeping up the pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill
A Senate Republican who hadn't declared how he'd vote on repealing much of the Obama health care law says he'll vote Tuesday to begin debate
A recent study found that dog walking gives a significant boost to older adults' exercise levels year-round.
The judge will rule by 14:00 BST on Wednesday whether his parents can take Charlie home to die.
The study looked at the players from high school to pro levels.
(Reuters) - A three-month-old killer whale, the last orca to be born in captivity at a SeaWorld park, died on Monday in San Antonio, Texas after suffering a possible pneumonia infection, the park said
Public health strategies could help decrease the global numbers of dementia cases.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 percent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday.
Sperm counts in men from North America, Europe and Australia halve in less than 40 years, research warns.
President Trump misleadingly suggested that the Senate health bill would provide “relief” to families hurt by the current law.
Ian Paterson performed unnecessary surgery and asked to be struck off without the need for a hearing.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (Reuters) - Roger Milla, who shot to worldwide fame for his World Cup goal celebrations, is now tackling flooding with a scheme to turn plastic blocking Cameroon's drains into buildi
But unlike you, she didn’t have insurance, so she could not follow through with the treatment.
(Reuters) - Biogen Inc laid out long-term plans to strengthen its mainstay multiple sclerosis (MS) business, develop more neuroscience drugs and shop for late-stage assets, after reporting robust seco
Uncircumcised men with high levels of anaerobic penile bacteria at higher risk for HIV, suggests new research.
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was diagnosed post-mortem in a high proportion of former football players whose brains were donated for research, including 110 of 111 National Football League p
A new discovery helps to explain how cells which surround blood vessels, called pericytes, stimulate new blood vessels to grow with the hormone 'leptin' playing a key role. Leptin is produced by fat c
Educational videos delivered by text or email successfully encouraged new mothers to use safe sleep practices for their babies, reducing the risk of sudden unexpected infant death, a new study has fou
Ninety-nine percent of former NFL players who donated their brain to science were found to have the devastating disorder CTE, according to a new report.
(Reuters) - HCA Healthcare Inc's profit missed estimates for the second straight quarter, hurt by higher expenses and weaker-than-expected patient volumes, and the hospital operator cut its full-year
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of Democratic senators hopes to ban a pesticide the U.S. government has greenlighted for use, according to a bill unveiled on Tuesday in a challenge to Republican Presiden
Mental illness may be more common than diabetes, heart disease and cancer -- combined.
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday outlined a likely multi-year delay for its experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug with blockbuster sales potential, and disappointed investors sent its shares d
Being neurotic does have its benefits. One of these may be a longer life.
For people who wish there were more hours in the day, spending a bit of money to get rid of onerous tasks would make them much happier, but researche
A new study has found that living in rural households decreases a person's risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease.
EXCLUSIVE: Nutritionist Fiona Hunter says natural high fibre foods can be more nutritious – and cheaper. But the drink can help snacking addicts - as long as it is used as part of a calorie-controll
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it may revise auto fuel efficiency requirements starting with the 2021 model year, a year earlier than previously disclosed, a
Recent research at the University of Pennsylvania suggests it is safe for women to use antiperspirants during radiotherapy for breast cancer.