The parents of a boy with a mystery illness lose a fight in the High Court for doctors to continue life support.
Switzerland’s Novartis AG is preparing to auction its U.S. generic pill business, looking to shed a unit that has struggled amid fierce price competition, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Reuters Health Information
Alberta said on Friday recreational marijuana will be sold in licensed private retail stores to be overseen by a government regulator, as the energy-rich province unveiled its guidelines for pot just months before it is legalized in Canada. Reuters H…
What if someone who lived with the young man who unleashed one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history this week had been concerned that he might harm himself or others and removed his AR-15 rifle from his home? Reuters Health Information
A shortage of clinicians specializing in pediatric behavioral and developmental disorders is translating into long wait times for new patient appointments amid surging demand, a new study suggests. Reuters Health Information
VIENNA (Reuters) – More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, campaign organisers said – using one of the new right-wing government’s signature policies to undermine another.
(Reuters Health) – People who try to avoid junk food may lose similar amounts of weight on a low-carb or low-fat diet even when their genetics suggest that one of these options should be better for them, a U.S. study found.
Britax says the problem isnâ€™t with the design of the jogging stroller, but with parents not following instructions for safe use.
Scientists uncover faulty genes behind a rare blood vessel disorder and say cancer drugs could treat it.
A study examining the lifestyle habits of people in their 90s has made the case for a daily tipple or two.
Australasian College of Physicians apologises to 1,200 students in Australia and New Zealand after online test failThe Royal Australasian College of Physicians has conceded it did not have a complete backup plan for a crucial trainee doctor exam that c…
Researchers suggest that targeting the gut microbiota could be a potential strategy for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.
In this article, we look at common causes of cramps that occur after your period ends. We also look at symptoms, and ways to manage period cramps.
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents’ wishes, a court rules.
Six children with disabilities have been unveiled as models for London-based fashion brand River Island’s latest campaign.
A transgender woman has fed her infant solely with breast milk for the first 6 weeks, after treatment with domperidone, estradiol, progesterone, and breast pumping. Medscape Medical News
A healthy low-fat or healthy low-carb diet did not ‘fit’ a person better, or lead to greater 1-year weight loss if it ‘matched’ their genotype pattern or insulin secretion, contrary to preliminary studies. Medscape Medical News
The Parkland shooting is a painful reminder that too many lives, including those of children, are taken by gun violence and firearm injuries. We all â€“ parents, policymakers, gun owners â€” can take action to help prevent these tragedies. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers some specific suggestions.
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Dieters must often pick a side in the low-carb vs. low-fat diet question, but how can they know which is best for them? A new study weighs in.
The stress that fathers experience over their lifetime can alter their sperm in ways that influence brain development in their offspring, a study shows.