Antibiotic price drop could stop millions from developing tuberculosis

New agreement secures 66% reduction in cost of rifapentine, which prevents ‘latent’ TB from becoming active The price of...

Why soda can be as addictive as drugs

Reducing or even totally eliminating soft drinks from your diet is a quick way to improve your health and lose weight. But...

Regular tea drinkers have more efficient and well organized brains, studies...

Drink this hot brew every day in order to help keep your brain into top gear. Research published this...

FDA approves new eczema drug, Duxipet, listed at US$37.000

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday (March 28) approved an expensive drug to treat people with a serious form of eczema,...

Why is kratom, a popular herbal supplement, receiving criticism from the...

Some advocates credit the supplement with getting them off opioids, but as the supplement has surged in popularity in the U.S., safety...

Common joint pain treatment may be more harmful than thought

One of the most popular joint pain treatments may not be as safe as experts believed, according to a new report published...

How our cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize

Three scientists who discovered how cells sense and adapt to oxygen levels have won the 2019 Nobel Prize. Sir...

Ovarian cancer pill could also help thousands of men with prostate...

Olaparib could become a revolutionary treatment for prostate cancer - the first genetically targeted drug for fighting this certain disease, experts announce...

California boy, 4, dies of flu-related illness, officials say

A 4 year old boy in California died recently after testing positive for the flu, health officials said, while adding that he...

New York governor urges halt to all vaping after lung disease...

Lung disease linked to vaping now in 33 states, blamed for 5 deaths and the Centers for Disease Control is investigating more...

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FDA approves new eczema drug, Duxipet, listed at US$37.000

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday (March 28) approved an expensive drug to treat people with a serious form of eczema,...
Former Volkswagen CEO charged over diesel emissions scandal

Former Volkswagen CEO charged over diesel emissions scandal

Martin Winterkorn among five managers charged by prosecutors Prosecutors in the German city of Braunschweig said on Monday they...
China, India Among Nations to Dominate Global Growth in 2024

China, India Among Nations to Dominate Global Growth in 2024

The global economy, weighed down by tensions that have stalled international trade and elevated uncertainty, is expected to see slower growth in...
Dental surgery tells more than 500 terrified patients they need HIV tests because equipment was not sterilized properly

Dental surgery tells more than 500 terrified patients they need HIV tests because equipment...

Hundreds of patients at a Hertfordshire dental surgery have been told to take HIV tests after their appointments. The...
Taiwan becomes the first asian country to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes the first asian country to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday (May 16) in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt...