(Reuters Health) - Soaring prices and out-of-pocket costs for EpiPens to treat severe allergic reactions haven’t halted a surge in the number of children and adults filling prescriptions for the devic
A team of international researchers have identified genetic markers for two subtypes of glioma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
White House aides are saying tax reform will be easier than remaking health care. Hah. There's a good reason why a major rewrite of the tax code has not happened for more than three decades. And here
Two campaigners against mesh implants say they are "dismayed and disgusted" at the publication of a "watered down" report into their use.
CARAPONGO, Peru (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Lima, hundreds of householders salvage scant belongings in what is left of their homes after the Rimac River burst its banks in recent weeks amid Peru's
A 79-year-old father is on his death bed, and he had just one wish: to see his daughter graduate. So dozens of people brought the convocation to him.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's nuclear regulator has granted consent for construction to start at EDF's Hinkley C nuclear power plant, it said on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A majority of EU countries voted on Monday against allowing two new genetically modified crops to be grown in Europe, batting the contentious decision on GM cultivation in Europe
New research suggests that being diagnosed with one tree nut allergy does not necessarily mean a person needs to avoid all tree nuts.
EEG showed seizure-relative activity each time patient took a selfie, suggesting flash or anti-red-eye pulsing could be problem for "photosensitive" epileptics
Brain size in primates is predicted by diet, an analysis by a team of anthropologists indicates. These results call into question “the social brain hypothesis,” which has posited that humans and other
Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died.
Researchers have developed a predictive model may enable challenging metal-catalyzed cross couplings reactions that are indispensable to drug development.
The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives -- without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New r
A researcher explores the different functions of prefabricated phrases in young learners' oral language production. These phrases provided learners with an instrument to overcome their lack of knowled
Proton therapy is a promising form of radiation treatment used to kill cancerous cells and effectively halt their rapid reproduction, and the fundamental understanding for it is contained in the radia
According to a new theoretical model, in cell protrusions and cargo-transporting motor proteins often get in each other's way. The upshot is that freely diffusing proteins reach the leading edge faste
There are few options for treating cholera in this desperately poor country. Vaccination may be the only way to contain the outbreak.
(Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents report higher rates of tobacco use than heterosexual teens, according to a U.S. study that also highlights gender differences in smoking habits
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's center-left government proposed legislation on Monday that would grant compensation to transgender men and women who had to undergo mandatory sterilization in order to h
Reports in the media routinely try to gross you out with stories about eating bugs. In fact, people (including you) eat bugs all the time. There are whole industries set up to make that possible.
Caleb Lambert, 3, was diagnosed with stage 3 neuroblastoma on Feb. 11.
(Reuters) - Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Monday its experimental acne treatment failed to meet one of two main goals in a late-stage study, pushing its shares down about 42 percent.
More than 30 percent of women in the United States deliver their babies via C-section, a surgery that can be essential and life-saving. And yet amid all the talk in public health circles about the nee
Research found that parents are giving their children double the recommended amount of pasta sauce, sending the amount of sugar consumed to 96 per cent of a child's RDA.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The prospects of an El Nino weather pattern forming in the next few months has risen significantly, the South African Weather Service said on Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) - International groups representing doctors and patients have launched a fresh challenge to the patent on Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office i
Amanda Seyfried is a mom!
On Saturday, a representative for the actress confirmed to TODAY that the actress and her husband, Thomas Sadoski, have welcomed their first child.
The couple reportedly had
Researchers from University College Dublin measured the cognitive abilities of nearly 8,000 children. They were tested at both age three and five for their cognitive abilities.
LONDON (Reuters) - Can society afford modern medicines? It's a question facing governments worldwide and nowhere more so than in Britain, where a new budget test due to take effect on April 1 threaten
Researchers at the University of California Davis are using video games and brain training applications to treat depression.
Julie Higgins falsely claimed she had located transplant organs for terminally ill patient Angela Murray.
While many medics are sceptical about the supposed healing properties of crystals and gemstones, beauty practitioners are reporting a soaring demand from clients.
Christi Barber, 41, was left with open wounds on the top of her head after going on a Caribbean cruise for her birthday in 2011. She is now raising money to buy herself a wig and improve her confide