Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law
Utah's Mike Lee has become the fifth Republican senator to oppose even beginning debate on the GOP's foundering health care bill
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case
Greece's municipal garbage collectors are extending an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures
The same proteins in their saliva which allows ticks to feed on us could also prevent myocarditis – a deadly heart condition, as well as heart attacks and strokes, Oxford University experts say.
The controversial weed killer ingredient glyphosate will be added to California's list of potentially cancerous chemicals effective July 7, state off
A University of Washington study has discovered that staff doing unsociable hours get rid of five times less disease-causing chemicals in their urine.
Couples who have unresolved fights before going to bed have poor sleep and increases in inflammation, which can lead to heart disease and Alzheimer's, researchers at Ohio University said.
(Reuters Health) - After more than four out of every five head collisions during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, soccer players didn’t get recommended concussion checks on the sidelines, an analysis of game
Superdrug has launched a new emergency contraceptive pill for just £13.49. It can cost £31.60 in Britain – five times more than in other European countries. BPSA calls for retailers to follow suit.
Researchers say that adults who suffer from persistent mental distress, including depression and anxiety, are four times more likely to die from heart disease.
The heart is a dynamic muscle that grows and shrinks in response to stressors such as exercise and disease. The secret to its malleability lies in individual cells, which get bigger or smaller dependi
Push Doctor, which charges users £25 for a ten-minute webcam consultation with a doctor, received a scolding Care Quality Commission (CQC) report.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee has become the fifth Republican senator to oppose starting debate on the GOP health care bill
Merck surprise: Experimental cholesterol drug, discounted by many, reduced heart attacks, deaths and other heart complications in huge patient study
A federal judge says Alabama's mental health care for state inmates is inadequate and unconstitutional
When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to repair everyday damage to cells' DNA, a small study hints.
Loan Woll, 31, gave birth to her stillborn son Finnick in Ontario, Canada, on January 14. She was told her stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer had caused the death of her child.
Cookie Miller from New Orleans, Louisiana, once weighed 240 pounds. At this time of her life, she also felt 'unhealthy, unmotivated'—and ultimately transformed her mindset and lifestyle.
A new study shows that preschoolers from low-income families who took part in a two-year community-wide intervention program showed improvement in weight.
Caffeine, the beverage's main stimulant, helps to burn off calories by boosting the release of oxytocin, according to Chinese researchers on the back of their latest study.
The world’s biggest soccer body did not follow its own guidelines for assessing concussions at the 2014 World Cup, says a Canadian neurosurgeon.
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania said on Tuesday it plans to build a long-delayed 2,100-megawatt hydroelectric plant in a World Heritage site renowned for its animal populations and variety of wildl
Scientists have, for the first time, imaged molecular structures vital to how a major class of viruses replicates within infected cells. The research uses pioneering cryo-electron tomography to reveal
A new discovery of the mechanism of T cell exhaustion will lead to treatments to enhance immunotherapies against cancers and such viruses as HIV.
Scientists have used florescent proteins from jellyfish to help shed new light on how DNA replicates.
A new study has found that adolescents living in medical marijuana states with a plethora of dispensaries are more likely to have tried new methods of cannabis use, such as edibles and vaping, at a yo
More than 80 percent of parents have made at least one dosing error when administering medicine to their young children, according to a new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Research by Stanford University found that patients with atrial fibrillation who received early cardiology care had a reduced risk of stroke.
(Reuters) - Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc's late-stage study data on its experimental treatment to prevent episodic migraine fell short of investors' expectation, sending its shares plunging as much as
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate pushed on Tuesday to gather enough support to pass a healthcare bill, but got little help from a report saying the measure would cause 22 m
Shahanur Alam, seven, from Barpeta in Assam, has seen his stomach protrude so much that he is now immobile. The swelling was triggered by bilateral pleural effusion - an inflammatory condition.
PARIS (Reuters) - Campaigners for lesbian motherhood got a significant boost in France on Tuesday when a panel of ethics specialists said that female couples and single women should be granted access
(Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it would add more vehicles that run on non-conventional power to its fleet by 2025, as the package delivery company looks to cut its greenhouse em