Two new cases of the potentially deadly MERS respiratory virus, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been reported in the United Arab Emirates, media Friday cited health authorities as saying.
(Medical Xpress)—It's estimated that more than 26 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma, but there is growing concern that many are being misdiagnosed or under-diagnosed and may be suffering from untreated conditions.
Life before anesthesia was horrific. Operations were incredibly painful. Many patients facing surgery suffered anxiety worse than the condition their surgery was supposed to fix.
(Medical Xpress)—A team made up of researchers from several institutions in France has found that a decoy protein injected into mice, appears to prevent the development of dwarfism. In their paper published ...
(Medical Xpress)—Kansas State University veterinarians are warning pet owners to watch out for ticks carrying a disease that could kill cats.
Parents of children with a history of the potentially life-threatening allergic reaction anaphylaxis often ignore precautionary labels on foods because they find them unhelpful and confusing, research from ...
The number of children admitted to hospital for problems related to obesity in England and Wales quadrupled between 2000 and 2009, a study has found.
If you suspect you're not getting enough sleep, you're probably right: A new survey says 83 percent of Americans don't get a good night's sleep on a consistent basis.
Research funded by children's charity Action Medical Research has uncovered new gene variants in startle disease, a rare condition in newborn babies. Understanding the genetic causes should lead to new genetic ...
The Saudi health ministry said on Tuesday it has recorded five new cases of a deadly SARS-like virus in the east of the oil-rich kingdom.
World Health Organization officials said Thursday that their probe into the deadly new coronavirus that has now claimed 22 lives is being delayed because of a dispute over the ownership rights to a sample—a claim disputed ...
(HealthDay)—The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night's rest, a new study suggests.
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a new once-a-day inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline for patients with chronic lung disease.
By 2030, you—and every U.S. taxpayer—could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement.
A panel of U.S. respiratory experts voted Wednesday in favor of approving an experimental inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance for treating chronic lung disease.