A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will soon be released from the hospital in Switzerland where he has been receiving treatment, the Cuban health ministry said Friday.
An international research collaborative has determined that a promising anti-malarial compound tricks the immune system to rapidly destroy red blood cells infected with the malaria parasite but leave healthy cells unharmed. ...
(AP)—A new government report counts hundreds of times U.S. doctors and hospitals raised false alarms about possible Ebola cases, finding that fewer than one in five warranted even additional investigation.
Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have completed a critical step in the journey from a basic science discovery in the lab to a potential clinical application, showing that an experimental agent ...
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found text messaging prevents one in six patients from forgetting to take, or stopping, their prescribed medicines.
Ebola-hit countries urged the United Nations on Friday to come up with an economic recovery plan to help them cushion the outbreak's devastating blow on agriculture, mining and public finances.
(HealthDay)—For patients with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and cryptogenic stroke, PFO closure is associated with higher costs but seems to be cost-effective over the long term when modeling medical treatment costs, according ...
(AP)—A paralegal recently fired by French drugmaker Sanofi has filed a whistleblower lawsuit, claiming she was discharged after protesting an alleged kickback scheme to increase U.S. sales of its medicines.
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of atopic dermatitis (AD) is higher among patients with vitiligo or alopecia areata (AA), according to research published online Dec. 3 in JAMA Dermatology.
(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased odds of asthma exacerbations, according to a study published in the December issue of Allergy.