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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A healthy male Asian elephant was born at a Belgian zoo on Tuesday in what keepers say is welcome news for their breeding program after the death of a calf last year.
Daizy Adams, from Plymouth, began having stomach pains before she went on holiday to Spain at the end of July. By August 15, she needed emergency surgery to repair her bowel.
A new study by Harvard University T. H. Chan School of Public Health found that women with post-traumatic stress disorder are at increased risk for lupus.
States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how.
States would be given money to establish their own health policies, and it’s hard to know who would remain covered and how.
Roberts received donor cells from her sister, Sally Ann Roberts.
An 8-year-old leukemia survivor meets the woman who donated her bone marrow to save his life for the first time.
LAVAL, Que. - Alimentation Couche-Tard is still interested in selling marijuana and its co-founder says he thinks provincial governments should stay out of selling this product. Alain Bouchard, the e
Ferrin Roy, 30, from Louisiana, US, was once upset by  comments. But she says she has 'never covered it and never will' and has written a self-help book about her journey of acceptance.
Dr Stuart Farrimond has revealed which beers contain the most C02. 'King of Beers' Budweiser is the gassiest of them all, containing a whopping 2.77 pints of gas per pint of liquid.
The second-grader who beat leukemia met his bone marrow donor live on "GMA."
Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans' life spans, a U.S. government study finds.
President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new legislation that aims to repeal and replace his predecessor's health care law.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria roared ashore in Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in about 90 years after lashing the U.S. Virgin Islands an
Plus, Dr. Richard Besser discusses the new medical advancements that have been made over the past five years, which may offer hope to those who need a marrow transplant.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his weight behind congressional Republicans' latest bill to dismantle Obamacare and called on party senators to vote for the healthcare
A woman in Utter Pradesh, India discharged herself within a few hours after birth. Doctors say the babies, whose gender is unknown, are vulnerable because they share an umbilical cord.
(Reuters) - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug to treat patients suffering from a rare genetic disease met the main goal in a late-stage study, moving the company closer to filing a marketing a
Claire Wilkinson, 38, from Brisbane, has battled the acanthamoeba keratitis parasite for a decade - despite doctors initially saying she just had conjunctivitis. Treatment has failed to kill the bug
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will miss a European Union renewable energy target by a wider margin than previously predicted, a study showed on Wednesday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than petrol cars, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying on Wednesday
In the three-minute film, sponsored by the US Government and proposed to be screened across high schools in America, the woman says how the hot dog screams in pain as she eats him.
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and headed toward Puerto
Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of building
Thelazia callipaeda, also known as ‘oriental eye worm,’ is common in Europe. Now British pets and their owners are at risk from dogs that are imported experts have warned.
By the age of five, 95% of children are being vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella.
Some women needed a hysterectomy to remove the sterilisation device Essure.
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline produced clinical data on Wednesday showing its newly approved three-in-one inhaler reduced life-threatening attacks in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shire Plc and Shionogi & Co Ltd said a drug to treat ADHD in adults had met its main goal in a late-stage trial in Japan, bringing it one step closer to approval in the world's third
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to hit the Caribbean this month, battered the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix on Wednesday and was headed to Puerto
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Desperate parents and rescue workers pulled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school destroyed by
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine lawmakers on Wednesday said they would hold more hearings before deciding whether to confirm the appointment of the country's environment minister, although some said the
Interviews with GPs revealed many were afraid of being viewed by health bosses as having a high referral rate and were ‘reluctant’ to send patients to hospital if they had any doubts they had ca
Nearly one in four teenage girls suffers from depression as they struggle to cope with the pressures of life. 24 per cent of 14-year-old girls and 9 per cent of boys that age were depressed.
It is one of a revolutionary class of drugs called immunotherapy which work by teaching the body’s immune system to fight cancer. But it was initially turned down by officials last year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that 'antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency' after health leaders warned that we are running out of antibiotics.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Streets usually abuzz with diners, shoppers, and traffic stood silent, shuttered and empty in the center of San Juan on Tuesday as the Puerto Rican capital prepared
BEIJING (Reuters) - China called on the international community to stick to Paris climate accord goals and unswervingly work together to tackle climate change, the official news agency Xinhua reported
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Heavy rains battered India's financial hub for the second time in weeks causing massive disruption at the country's second busiest airport and forcing authorities to shut down schoo
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Wednesday said it had won European Union approval for Rydapt to be used against a mutated form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and other rare diseases, a
A group of NI men say they have been left in chronic pain after having mesh inserted for hernias.
Women who have PTSD are almost three times as likely to develop lupus, according to a new Harvard study. Mental healthcare could help reduce risk for autoimmune diseases.
(Reuters) - The U.S. nuclear power industry is facing an uphill battle to hang onto its share of the country's electricity production, with some projecting a worst-case scenario where half of the nati
The university said those who need marijuana for therapeutic purposes will still be included in the ban, but suggested that they try using edible products
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death t
Women exposed to trauma, including serious car crashes or sexual assaults, were at increased risk of developing the autoimmune disorder lupus.
(Reuters) - Jose, previously a hurricane, has weakened into a tropical storm, but is still likely to bring dangerous surf and rip currents along the U.S. East Coast for several more days, the U.S. Nat
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 138 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers scoure
Senator Lamar Alexander gave up on his effort to shore up health care markets as his fellow Republicans pressured lawmakers to back the latest Affordable Care Act repeal.
Kids who start playing tackle football before age 12 have a higher risk of mental and behavioral problems in adulthood than their counterparts, a new study says
Kids who develop respiratory infections like colds or sinusitis may have a higher risk of asthma and reduced lung function later in life, a new study says.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room
Although it's becoming more commonplace, medical marijuana is rarely discussed in U.S. medical schools, a new study shows.
Experts said the findings could offer hope to couples considering whether to continue treatment after the devastating loss of an unborn child.
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.
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