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Latest Health_Medical_Pharma Items
One of the tools that teachers use to get children excited about science — hands-on science kits — faces an uncertain future amid a debate on safety.
Just over half of HIV-infected pregnant women in poor countries received crucial AIDS drugs to protect their unborn children last year, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday _ one of a list of improvements in the global fight against HIV.
Cancer is a tale of two sets of genetic code, your own and your tumor's _ and tracing the unique areas of damage makes for a way to target treatment.
Dear Sgt Shaft: Is burning of U.S. flags now still appropriate? I heard that because of the chemicals used in the manufacture of flags, it was no longer the acceptable method.
Missouri cornerback Munir Prince is finished with football after a preseason injury that could cause severe harm if he continues playing.
Federal inspectors have reopened an investigation into complaints by Food and Drug Administration scientists who say they were pressured by their managers to approve high-tech medical scanners that could pose harm to patients.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the nation's most ubiquitous regulatory agency, increasingly has become not only excessively regulatory but also highly unpredictable and arbitrary - a triple whammy for companies that must gain government approval before marketing new drugs. Twice within the past few months, the FDA has backtracked on dubious, brash decisions, leading to confusion and a general lack of confidence in regulators.
Women who regularly work up a sweat exercising have a 30 percent lower risk of developing endometrial cancer, a new study says.
Cancer patients, brace yourselves. Many new drug treatments cost nearly $100,000 a year, sparking fresh debate about how much a few months more of life is worth.