Taiwan on Sunday ordered the slaughter of 16,000 geese and ducks to try to curb a bird flu outbreak that has already led to the culling of 120,000 chickens.
Daiichi Sankyo, the large Japanese pharmaceutical company, is being fined $39 million over kickbacks it paid doctors in the United States to prescribe its drugs, the US Justice Department said Friday.
Every 67 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and new estimates suggest that it may be the third leading cause of death of older people. ...
Eliminating government subsidies for low- and moderate-income people who purchase coverage through federally run health insurance marketplaces would sharply boost costs and reduce enrollment in the individual market by more ...
California restaurants can once again feature foie gras after a federal judge cut loose the ban on the fatty goose liver's sale in the state.
Seven Californians and two people in Utah have confirmed cases of measles likely contracted on trips last month to Disney theme parks in California, officials said.
Snacking on almonds instead of a high-carb snack reduced belly fat, other heart disease risk factors
A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a daily snack of 1.5 ounces of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin, eaten as part of an overall healthy diet, improved a number of hea ...
Europe's human rights court on Wednesday heard arguments on whether a man in a vegetative state should be taken off life support, in a case that has torn his family apart and ignited a fierce euthanasia debate in France.
It is estimated that one in three women in the United States will have had a hysterectomy by the age of 60. Although the numbers of hysterectomies are decreasing, a new study of more than three thousand women in Michigan ...
(HealthDay)—As a new cold snap sends temperatures plunging across much of the United States, one expert offers tips on how to stay warm and safe.
An average of six people die from alcohol poisoning every day in the United States, according to a US government report out Tuesday.
In the United States from 2000-2011, autologous (woman uses her own egg) and donor assisted reproductive technology procedures were associated with low complication risks, according to a study in the January 6 issue of JAMA.
Cirrhosis of the liver is more common than previously thought, affecting more than 633,000 adults yearly, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.
Sometimes, a new way of looking at something can bring to light an entirely new perspective.
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 8,153 out of 20,656 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Monday.