bbc.co.uk 3 hours ago
Drug company Novartis is recalling thousands of bottles of Tixylix cough and cold medicines over fears that plastic may have got into the medicines.
nytimes.com 9 hours ago
The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles.
nbcnews.com 18 hours ago
One was found dead in a car that veered off the road. Two others collapsed and died suddenly without warning. All three may have been...
huffingtonpost.com 12 December
In 2009, a shy, 47-year-old Scottish woman touched the world with her breathtaking rendition of Les Misérables' "I Dreamed A Dream" on Britain's Got Talent...
well.blogs.nytimes.com 9 hours ago
An intriguing new study suggests that what really draws people to rich desserts and prompts them to eat much more than perhaps they know they should is not the fat that they contain, but primarily the...
theguardian.com 2 hours ago
Daniel and Jason Freeman: Supposed differences between the brains of men and women are uncritically reported, while a very real disparity is ignored
dailymail.co.uk 21 hours ago
The 82-year-old, from Bogota, had what is known as 'lithopedion', or stone baby, when the unborn child develops outside the womb.
news.yahoo.com 4 hours ago
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The potential for Grastek, an oral allergy drug made by Denmark's ALK Abello and American partner Merck, will depend on the product's label and price in the United States, chief...
huffingtonpost.com 40 mins ago
Well, this is a strange one: a new study shows that in Dublin, people who have the last name "Brady" are more likely to have the actual medical condition of bradycardia, which is when the heart rate...
news.yahoo.com 44 mins ago
Women with an especially deadly type of breast cancer who received a treatment regimen containing an experimental AbbVie Inc drug prior to surgery are likely to have a significantly better response...
wwltv.com 14 hours ago
Every holiday season, some of Louisiana's hundreds of organ transplant recipients come together to celebrate the gift of life at Ochsner Hospital on Jefferson Highway.
nbcnews.com 5 hours ago
Nearly a year after President Barack Obama ended a 17-year-long virtual freeze on the federal funding of gun-violence research, that thaw...
news.com.au 6 hours ago
IF YOU chow down dark chocolate before a big all-nighter, and fill your plate with leafy greens, fish and nuts, congratulations.
ctvnews.ca 2 hours ago
Greeting an extended family member or friend who has cancer can lead to some awkward moments, especially if their appearance has changed dramatically...
news.yahoo.com 2 hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Novartis said on Friday it was recalling some batches of its Tixylix liquid cough and cold medicines for children because of a potential manufacturing defect that could result in...
washingtonpost.com 22 hours ago
Discovery seen as “slam dunk” for a subsurface ocean on a moon that could potentially harbor life.
npr.org 1 hour ago
In an effort to cut costs to make their health plans more affordable, insurers are slashing their network of providers — and some marquee hospitals and doctors are not on their lists...
technologyreview.com 9 hours ago
New cardiac devices are small enough to be delivered through blood vessels into the heart.
sciencedaily.com 19 hours ago
Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA...
huffingtonpost.com 21 hours ago
When we are faced with tough conversations, we have a tendency to take the easy way out -- a way that avoids revealing our own vulnerabilities, and ultimately avoids the healing, bonding connection...
news.yahoo.com 22 hours ago
By Alexandria Sage SOUSCEYRAC, France (Reuters) - The first thing a visitor to this rural French village sees upon entering town are road signs pointing the way out...
news.yahoo.com 1 hour ago
(Reuters) - Aveo Oncology said its lead experimental drug was unlikely to succeed in a mid-stage colon cancer study that was testing if the drug was superior to an approved treatment...
news.yahoo.com 17 hours ago
The Obama administration called on private health insurers on Thursday to make it easier for Americans to obtain coverage and access medical services starting January 1, even if technical troubles or...
wfaa.com 15 hours ago
North Texas health departments are reporting a surge in influenza this season. In Dallas County, cases have more than doubled in two weeks.
cbc.ca 16 hours ago
A rank-and-file campaign launched by two Canadian veterans of Afghanistan to check in on their colleagues and make sure they're all OK has apparently already saved one soldier's life.
news.yahoo.com 56 mins ago
By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - A powerful winter storm sweeping the eastern Mediterranean this week is causing mayhem across the region and inflicting extra misery on Syrians convulsed in civil...
newscientist.com 21 hours ago
Genetics influences academic achievement more than upbringing, suggests a study on twins. We find out what this means for our education systems
huffingtonpost.com 12 December
'Tis the season for completely losing it. The holidays are a worry-filled time for a lot of people, but it turns out that you might be partially to blame for your own pre-eggnog anxiety.