Nearly a third of leukemia patients saw remission after taking experimental pill
“As someone who does this for a living, this is incredibly gratifying," said one of the physicians overseeing the trial.
Damar Hamlin pushes for AED access in Washington, D.C.
The Buffalo Bills player is teaming up with families and legislators to keep kids safe with access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
Deadly fungal infection C. auris spreading at 'alarming rate,' CDC says
The CDC called C. auris an urgent threat because it’s often resistant to antifungal drugs and spreads easily in healthcare facilities.
No masks required, but Japanese fans still wear them at World Baseball Classic
Japan eased its mask guidelines, recommending them only on crowded trains and in hospitals or care homes, but there was little sign residents were keen to unmask.
Johns Hopkins shuts down COVID-19 data tracking hub after 3 years
The site pulled in a staggering 2.5 billion views over its lifetime, becoming a global go-to for monitoring the public health catastrophe.
Adults should get screened for hepatitis B at least once, CDC recommends
Most people with the virus don’t know they have it, and it can cause liver cancer and early death.
Prostate cancer treatment can wait for most men, study finds
Men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer shouldn't panic or rush treatment decisions unless they're high risk or have more advanced disease, the study says.
Bird flu kills 11-year-old girl in Cambodia
Symptoms of H5N1 infection are similar to that of other flus, including cough, aches, fever and, in some cases, life-threatening pneumonia.
First-ever RSV vaccine could be approved by August 2023, pending FDA review
Pfizer’s vaccine candidate, which is pending FDA review, is administered to pregnant women, who then pass the protective antibodies to the baby.
Georgia woman who lost toe after pedicure says she's now 'a walking PSA': What you need to know now
Anita House of Flowery Branch, Georgia, contracted a bone infection shortly after a pedicure. Here's what a dermatologist and cosmetology director have to say about nail safety.
A third of US parents give fever-reducing meds to their kids when it’s not needed
It may be tempting to give your child anything to make them more comfortable when they’re feeling sick, however, unnecessarily giving a child this medication could postpone the correct diagnosis by masking pain and other symptoms.
Marburg virus: 1st outbreak confirmed in Equatorial Guinea
Another two suspected cases have been reported in neighboring Cameroon.
Male contraception showed promise in study
An experimental drug that temporarily stops sperm in their tracks could be a “game-changer” for contraception, a new study found.
More than 1 in 6 Americans are now 65 or older; aging population expected to keep climbing
The number of people 65 and older in the U.S. is expected to keep growing in future decades, thanks to improvements in areas like health and medical therapies, as well as reductions in fertility.
Allergy alert: Early spring blooms are here and could mean ‘a longer and more intense pollen season'
Scientists are already warning about spring allergies. Trees are leafing out weeks early, and plants are blooming, creating allergy issues for many across the country.
Is chocolate good for you? Here's what the FDA says
While some may enjoy a few chocolates on Valentine’s Day, the FDA is weighing in on if there are health benefits.
High-fat foods may help rid body of intestinal parasite, study finds
Researchers behind a new study found that a high-fat diet allows the immune system to eliminate a parasitic worm that’s a major cause of illness and death in developing countries.
Frequently taking sleeping pills could increase risk of dementia, study says
The study also noted that white participants who frequently took sleeping medications had a higher likelihood of developing dementia compared to their Black cohorts.
Revitalizing old blood with anti-inflammatory drug could slow aging, study suggests
The new study focused on an anti-inflammatory drug used for rheumatoid arthritis and found that it may reverse some of the effects of aging on the blood system in mice.
Fabuloso recall: Colgate-Palmolive recalls 4.9M cleaners over bacteria risk
In a warning notice, posted Wednesday, the federal regulatory agency said consumers should "immediately" stop using the recalled Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaner products.