In a recent study, researchers have found that the drug Truvada, the only one permitted for prevention of HIV infection, requires different levels in men and women to prevent infection efficiently. In the study that...
New York's attorney general is investigating state health-insurance companies for allegedly restricting coverage of drugs that can cure hepatitis C. New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office has...
Joyful events can also trigger a dangerous condition called the "broken heart syndrome," researchers and doctors reported on Thursday.
Colorado health officials have confirmed the state's first two Zika cases this year.
According to a study, a single dose of the drug trastuzumab triggered a stronger immune response in one subtype of HER2-positive breast cancer tumors.
According to a new study, scientists may have the first evidence that Zika can lead to temporary paralysis. Zika is spreading at an alarming speed across the Americas. Several weeks ago, the World Health...
A new study has found that a type of bacterial species associated with gum disease may also be a cause of esophageal cancer.
A new study has found that certain psychological factors such as quick thinking and feeling healthy may be very strong forecasters of our longer life. Researchers from University of Geneva in Switzerland and University...
A pacemaker with the size of a capsule but delivering the same efficiency as a conventional pacemaker may hit the market by the middle of this year.
A first-of-its-kind in-human study has found a new malaria vaccine candidate capable of generating robust immune response while considerably delaying parasitemia in 59% of vaccinated subjects.
According to researchers insecticide-treated nets may still help check malaria.
In a miraculous development, a baby boy in Alaska was saved by a heart transplant minutes after he went into cardiac arrest. The child named Lincoln Seay was just seven months at the time of heart transplant. Fox 29...
There are about 8.7 million species of animals on Earth but it is possible that there could be only one species in the beginning and according to a new study that one species was the simple sea sponge.
A new study has suggested that being overweight is linked to bad memory. The study done by researchers from the University of Cambridge was published on Friday in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. The...
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday cautioned pregnant women against traveling to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, due to the risk of Zika virus infection.
Delhi nurses joined in the All India Government Nurses' Federation mass casual leave call to protest against the 7th Pay Commission report.
A team of surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic accomplished the first uterus transplant in the United States this week.
Multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 infections have been linked to Alfalfa Sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts.
Florida health officials said that three pregnant women in the state had confirmed positive for the Zika virus.
Johnson & Johnson must reimburse $72 million to the family of a woman who died of ovarian cancer after using company's talcum powder, in the first state-court case over the claims to go to trial.
Ordinary sugar might be used in imaging techniques to detect cancer, suggests a new study that found malignant tumors show higher sugar consumption than surrounding tissue.
Washington: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) on Tuesday said that Zika virus may have been sexually transmitted in 14 new US cases, including several involving pregnant women.
A drug used to prevent the transmission of HIV from mother to child might have small but significant effects on infant development, according to the researchers.
Scientists have designed a set of shape-shifting nanoparticles attached to strands of DNA that can deliver drugs directly to cancer cells, while minimizing side effects such as skin damage and hair loss.
A new study has suggested that drinking more coffee may reduce the risk of lcohol-related cirrhosis.
A team of scientists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has managed to decipher the genome sequence of the Zika virus and have concluded that the disease caused by this virus is indeed related to the incidence of microcephaly...
The diabetes drug pioglitazone, sold as Actos, was shown to reduce the risk of recurring stroke and heart attack in a large clinical trial of insulin-resistant stroke patients.
Children born in winter have lungs which age faster than normal, making them vulnerable in later life, according to a new study.
Researchers, emphasizing the benefit of exercising, have found in a study that mice that spent their free time on a running wheel are able to shrink cancerous tumours when compared to their less active counterparts.
A South Florida teenager has been taken into custody after he played doctor with real patients for the second time in just over a year, according to the authorities.