WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sandy Duperval, 34, from Toronto, Canada, developed toxic epidermal necrolysis that left her fighting for her life in hospital.
Women who had their last child after the age of 33 had more chance of living to an old age compared to women whose last birth was at 29, Columbia University researchers found.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic advisers, hoping to curb Japan's ballooning healthcare costs, proposed on Wednesday reforms to the way drug prices are set, a step opposed by for
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio lawmakers approved a bill that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception, clearing the way for one of the most stringent a
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson will challenge the fairness of a trial that produced a verdict of $1 billion in damages against the company last week over allegations of design flaws in its Pinnacle hi
A few simple precautions, including consuming carbohydrates during exhausting workouts, might help to keep our immune systems robust.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - The death toll from a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday has risen to 93, the provincial government said.
Some 473,453 Britons between October last year and September faced delays of more than four hours before there was a bed space was made available to them, new figures show.
New data on drug ramp rates could increase the financial attractiveness of “pioneer” projects.
The clip, filmed in a jewelry workshop in Pattaya, Thailand, went viral after it was shared online and has since racked up more than a million views.
The federal government is signalling a willingness to sign a longer-term health accord with the provinces in a shift that could help end the standoff
Lottie Woods-John, from Addlestone, Surrey, was diagnosed with a rare type of childhood cancer, called a neuroblastoma, after going to the hospital with a swollen abdomen.
MPUDZI, Zimbabwe (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After a year of paralyzing El Nino-induced drought, Zimbabwe’s farmers have been relieved to receive substantial rain in recent weeks, with normal to a
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnian banks, food producers and hoteliers are adopting halal standards to tap a fast-growing market thanks to the country's large Muslim population, an influx of Gulf tourists a
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition watchdog has fined Pfizer a record 84.2 million pounds ($106.5 million) for its role in ramping up the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as 2,600 percent.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, India's largest drugmaker, said on Wednesday the U.S. health regulator has informed the company of more concerns found at its Halol manufacturing
NICE is urging medical staff to draw up care plans for terminally ill youngsters, which include their wishes. This could include places to visit, finishing their GCSEs and who be given belongings.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's center-right Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday ruled out introducing carbon pricing on emissions from the country's power generators after a backlash from wit
A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - At least 25 people were killed and dozens were missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the northern Indonesian province of Aceh on Wednesday, officials said, collapsing buildi
Health officials sent doctors an alert warning them to continue warning women who are or may become pregnant about travel to areas where the virus is spreading.
Sophie Gajnik began obsessively dieting after she gained five kilograms while at university in Melbourne. Her weight plummeted to just 30kgs and her hair began falling out in clumps.
HealthDay News An experimental drug for infants with the rare, fatal degenerative neuromuscular disease spinal muscular atrophy type 1 shows promise in small clinical trial.
HealthDay News Cardiac arrest patients given epinephrine within five minutes of their heart stopping are more likely to survive than those who don't, according to a study.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue teams used earth movers to clear rubble after dozens of buildings collapsed in the northern province of Aceh when a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck on
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's antitrust watchdog said on Wednesday it will file criminal complaints against several executives at Volkswagen AG's South Korean unit and fine the company a record 37.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Dozens of buildings collapsed on Wednesday in Indonesia's northern province of Aceh, when a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in the early hours.
A national audit, led by experts at Oxford University, found a quarter of maternal deaths are linked to cardiac disease - the biggest single cause of death among pregnant women.
More than one in 10 patients in England face long delays for a hospital bed after emergency admission.
Rising numbers of patients are facing long waits for beds in hospitals in England, the BBC finds.
LONDON (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo has been approved in Europe for the treatment of classical Hodgkin lymphoma, a rare blood cancer, the U.S. company said on Wednesday
Research casts doubt on a global mission to use cleaner-burning stoves, to prevent pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children.
Two-year-olds Eva and Erika Sandoval, of California, share a digestive system, a uterus, a liver, a bladder, and a third leg with a seven-toed foot.
WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES. Bulgarian orphan Ryan Morse weighed just eight pounds when he was adopted last year by David and Priscilla Morse of Tennessee.