By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:26
GlaxoSmithKline is applying to the European Medicines Agency for approval of its new malaria vaccine candidate, specifically created for African children.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:07
A man and his wife in Birmingham, Ala., have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit for the accidental amputation of his penis when he went into the hospital last month for a circumcision.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:02
Since gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December, Sovaldi, the hepatitis C drug, has courted controversy due to its steep $1,000-a-pill price.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:15
A team of geneticists from the University of Geneva identified genetic mutations in the non-coding portion of the human genome contributing to colorectal cancer.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:46
A national poll conducted earlier this month finds more than three-quarters of Americans to be generally satisfied with what they pay for prescription drugs.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:36
A 38-year-old man who had been in contact with a dead marmot in China's Yumen City has died of plague leading state officials to quarantine parts of the city.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:00
Women who received an epidural during labor showed a decreased risk of postpartum depression as compared to women who did not receive an epidural.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:05
People with a GRM3 gene mutation are two to three times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence and nearly three times more likely to develop bipolar disorder.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:31
Yahoo Ending will send farewell messages to your loved ones after you die, while also deactivating and deleting every trace of your digital existence.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 16:06
Compared to those who continued their usual lessons after hearing a 15-minute lecture, students who napped retained more of what they’d learned up to five days later.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:41
A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help Alzheimer's patients improve their memory.