A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers, according to the state attorney general.
A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday.
A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration cutoff of U.S. subsidies for poor women obtaining birth control from Planned Parenthood and other clinics that offer abortion services or information to patients, according …
(Reuters Health) – Homemade kits used to train bystanders to step in and stop bleeding after a gunshot wound could save lives, a new report suggests.
(Reuters Health) – In the wake of violent events like mass shootings or natural disasters, people who watch the most media coverage of the story are more likely to show post-traumatic stress symptoms months later, a small U.S. study suggests.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Bausch Health Companies Inc’s topical plaque psoriasis treatment, which is expected to be a key revenue driver for the company.
(Reuters Health) – College athletes may face a higher risk for sport-related concussions if they have insomnia or even if they’re just chronically sleepy, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) – Like many working mothers, female physicians with kids often handle most housework and childcare duties, and the high burden of domestic duties prompts some to consider a career change, a new study suggests.
Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another trial.
Bayer is looking into future options for its established drugs business, partly because of price pressure in China, the German company’s head of pharmaceuticals said on Thursday.
Two drugmakers will pay nearly $125 million to resolve claims they used charities that help cover Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs as a way to pay kickbacks aimed at encouraging the use of their high-priced medications, the U.S. Justice Depa…
Israel has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a turkey farm in the northern region of Hazafon, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Israel’s agriculture ministry.
Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental drug aimed at treating fatty liver disease NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another.
Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country’s first medical cannabis production farm – a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb.
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest incidence recorded since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
The United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was eliminated in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against the health information network Surescripts on Wednesday, accusing them of using illegal means to maintain monopolies over two portions of the electronic prescribing market.
(Reuters Health) – Playing video games may not necessarily impair children’s social skills, and a new study suggests that any behavioral effect that frequent gaming might have may occur only in pre-teen girls.