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Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered that the survival of cancer stem cells is dependent on the Hedgehog signaling pa..
The vaccines used by commercial fish farmers are not protecting fish from disease, according to a new study. The study was compiled by researchers at ..
It's been described as the deadliest disease in human history, and scientists are warning the world may have just inched closer to seeing its revival...
Jan 22 (Reuters) - Thousands of federal workers faced anxiety about the status of their jobs and paychecks after U.S. Senate leaders failed to reach a..
Eating raw food is good for the health but not entirely true for raw fish. Experts warned that consuming raw and undercooked fish increases the risks ..
CWD, a deadly prion disease with no known treatment, was found to potentially be transmissible to humans. Monkeys were fed with contaminated meat and ..
With dog flu continuously spreading across the United States, vets advise pet owners to keep away their dogs from other animals. Pet care experts also..
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu sho..
Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around the world. The se..
With flu season in full swing, "Good Morning America" looked into some natural, and complementary, remedies for flu symptoms that may offer some relie..
An Indian pharmaceutical company formulated a typhoid vaccine that could provide long-lasting immunity for infants older than 6 months. WHO announced ..
On Wednesday morning, a passenger with a confirmed case of measles landed at the Chicago O’Hare Airport. Now, hundreds of travelers are at risk of con..
Age is a risk factor for H3N2. Hospitalization rates are higher for people between 55 and 64 years old. What should older people do to protect themsel..
A 6-year-old boy from Florida died due to rabies, which he contracted from a bat. The child was placed in a medically induced coma as part of the Milw..
After a state agency illegally used her stock photo for an HIV campaign, the NY court ruled in favor of Avril Nolan. The model can now pursue a lawsui..
A new recently published research found that testing all women aged 30 and above for the 'Angelina Jolie gene' mutation, even when not at risk, may pr..
The number of young women who are using prescription drugs to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has skyrocketed, according to the Centers..
A government shutdown is impending if the White House and Congress fails to reach a deal on a new budget by midnight Friday. This situation threatens ..
Current measures observed to prevent the spread of flu are no longer enough. In a new study, scientists found that influenza can be spread through the..
The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance t..
The number of women in their late 20s who filled a prescription for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medicine skyrocketed by 700 percen..
San Francisco pharmacist Smita Sane gives a flu shot last week. Flu-related deaths in California are higher than usual this season, and most individua..
Illinois health experts have linked a recent cluster of individuals with salmonella with sprouts served at multiple Jimmy John's locations across the ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how ..
NEW YORK -- The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a g..
NEW YORK -- The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a g..
Yesterday, Democrats in the U.S. Senate which, along with the House of Representatives, form the two chambers of Congress, which are one of the three ..
Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is a future Arsenal captain – despite the midfielder only having six months left on his Emirates Stadium contract..
A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventi..
WASHINGTON -- The federal government stopped operating at midnight, halting all but essential services, after the Senate came 10 votes short of reachi..
President Trump is planning on gutting the White House Office of National Drug Control and Policy by slashing more than $340 million from its budget, ..
So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says influenza is on the rise in every part of the United States. This year’s virus is causing severe i..
As a Friday deadline for a government shutdown approached, the Trump administration began setting plans in motion to halt scores of federal functions ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three hours west of Chicago, a federal prison stands ready to take in thousands of inmates and hire hundreds of guards, but its..
If you're a parent, you know that you can never win. There's always someone parenting better than you or, even worse, someone who feels the need to te..
The current flu epidemic wreaking havoc across the nation was in part fanned by so many people spreading germs while traveling over the holidays, acco..
Tobacco use contributes to 7 million deaths annually. The world is going through a huge health transition, where the problems of the 6 billion people ..
Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from..
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has triggered one Texas school district to cancel classes for the week and one California hospital has set u..
The stolen items included the Olympic skater’s costumes and ice skates. They were taken from a car parked on Webster Street in San Francisco. San Fran..
After nearly four decades of rising body weights in the United States and across the world, medical experts are still casting about for the best way t..
(Reuters Health) - Nearly two-thirds of U.S. doctors feel burned out, depressed, or both – and those feelings affect how they relate to patients, acco..
We've all been there before: A friend or loved one feels down, maybe even depressed, but we're not sure how to raise the subject. Will it offend them?..
Steak-umm started a campaign to get Twitter verified back in August. In five months, the company was able to achieve its goal. The push was started by..
Being overweight or obese exponentially increases the risk of suffering heart disease or cancer. This is the conclusion of the Spanish Risk Function o..
When German researchers examined time-lapse images of dissolving crystals at the nanoscale, they found a surprise: Dissolution happened in pulses, mar..
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents’ squalid Souther..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that wi..
(Reuters Health) - Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associa..