More frequent rotation of plant inspectors at medical device manufacturing facilities could benefit consumers and lead to fewer product recalls, finds new research.
A study has linked positive mood with greater protection from flu following vaccination but here’s what you need to know.
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal are told they can seek damages in the High Court.
Considering variants of three genes that affect response to warfarin improved the safety of using the drug. Medscape Medical News
About 500 claimants – surviving victims and families of the deceased – given permission to launch group action
About 500 victims and relatives of haemophiliac patients killed by contaminated blood products have been given permission to sue the government for compensation.
A new study confirms what many hospital emergency rooms nationwide are seeing: teens playing contact sports suffer from concussions.
The feeling of stiffness in your back may mean something else is going, warns a new report.
Flu viruses’ rapid evolution relies in part on hijacking some of the cellular machinery of the infected host cell — a group of proteins called chaperones, which help other proteins fold into the correct shape. When viruses are unable to get help from …
From “a biological loneliness” to the way people reacted.
Drinking at least three cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk of death by 50 percent for patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C.
If you struggle with the symptoms that result from irritable bowel syndrome, we have some top tips to help you manage your symptoms and reduce discomfort.
(Reuters) – Drug developer Axovant Sciences Ltd said it would stop testing its lead drug in Alzheimer’s after it failed to meet the main goals of a late-stage trial, underlining the challenges in developing treatments for the memory-robbing disease.
The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in a particular part of the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, researchers have revealed.
A research team has identified a new mechanism that causes the hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, namely tremors, rigidity, and loss of voluntary movement. The discovery presents a new perspective to three decades of conventional wisdom in Parki…
Researchers have identified a potential new way to attack Ebola. Scientists have discovered that a protein called Tim-1 (T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-containing protein 1) plays a key role in the development of the cytokine storm seen in the …
Cystic fibrosis patients have a wide variety of bacteria in their lungs, including two ‘predators’ not detected before, according to a new study.
Football has long been tarnished by outbreaks of fan violence. Although media headlines often link the behavior to ‘hooliganism,’ the activity could stem from potentially more positive motivations, such as passionate commitment to the group and the des…
The first global review to quantify the impact of needle syringe programs (NSP) and opioid substitution treatment (OST) in reducing the risk of becoming infected with the hepatitis C virus has now been published. The study has implications for millions…
A recent study finds older drivers adapt their responses in heavy traffic to better identify road hazards.
Women of all ages still tend to do more household chores than their male partners, no matter how much they work or earn in a job outside the home. New findings demonstrate the persistent gendered nature of how housework is divided.