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EXCLUSIVE: A generic version of Cialis has launched in UK after the brand's patent ran out. The price of drug, which contains tadalafil, has fallen from £7.22 per tablet to £2-£4.
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Derek Gatherer, from Lancaster University, revealed the plague could escalate in the same way as the haemorrhagic fever that decimated West Africa in 2014 and killed 11,000.
For decades now, humans have been altering the genetic information of plants and animals in order to produce new varieties or strains. Some more recent molecular biological methods known under the gen
To retain more undergraduate women in geoscience majors, a supportive network that includes faculty mentorship seems to be a key driver, according to a new study.
Almost 8 percent of children under three years old and four percent of adults suffer food allergies, which trigger not only discomfiting symptoms like dermatitis and diarrhea but can cause deadly anap
Scientists have shown that a protein called membralin is critical for keeping Alzheimer's disease pathology in check. The study shows that membralin regulates the cell's machinery for producing beta-a
Researchers have demonstrated in a pilot study that cognitive training improves innovative thinking, along with corresponding positive brain changes, in healthy adults over the age of 55. The study re
Investigators have investigated the relationship between salivary microbes and IBD, and they found that when the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae colonizes in an intestine out of microbial balance, imm
Three species of non-photosynthetic plants rely mainly on camel crickets to disperse their seeds.
A healthy heart beats about two billion times during a lifetime - thanks to the interplay of more than 10,000 proteins. Researchers have now determined which and how many proteins are present in each
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the B
The state says a condemned inmate with multiple health problems has arrived at the Ohio death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday about the usage of kratom, citing reports of 36 deaths, and said there is no reliable evidence to support its use to treat opioid wi
MONTREAL - A Quebec coroner says everyone has the right to refuse a blood transfusion, even if it means imminent death. Luc Malouin made the comment in his report into ...
The sensor, developed by Proteus, is activated by stomach fluids, sending a signal to a patch worn on the patient's torso and transmitting the information to a smartphone app
Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs
Italy's president hopes that Milan wins the right to host the hotly sought-after European Medicines Agency, which has to be relocated from London due to Britain's divorce from the European Union
(Reuters) - Spanish pharma company Almirall said on Tuesday it expects the launch of psoriasis treatment drug, Tildrakizumab, in Europe to get delayed by at least six months due to regulatory hurdles.
A new analysis by San Diego University shows that, while we cannot know for certain, there is a distinct correlation between suicide rates and the surge in social media use.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday raised concerns about kratom, saying there is no reliable evidence to support its use to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms, citing reports o
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine             
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental gro
Women who undergo vaginal delivery often do not require opioids to manage pain after hospital discharge, concludes a study. In addition, the quantity of opioids prescribed to women after cesarean deli
New research has shown how the food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter can multiply and spread inside micro-organisms called amoebae- which could lead to a better understanding of how bacteria survive a
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Volkswagen's leaders will on Friday probably approve more investment in a plant in eastern Germany to ramp up production of electric cars there, sources said, as the carmaker stri
In experiments with mice that have a rodent form of Marfan syndrome, researchers report that even modestly increasing stress on the animals' hearts -- at levels well-tolerated in normal mice -- can in
Mongoose mothers boost their pups' survival chances by evicting rival females from their social groups, new research shows.
As part of the "GMA" Twin Test Lab, one twin tried out the Whole30 diet while her sister tried out the counting macros diet, and they revealed their weight loss results live on "GMA."
high blood pressure, guidelines, health, hypertension, Dr. Jennifer Ashton
“GMA” put the twins to the test, challenging them to try out two different trendy diets -- the Whole30 and Counting Macros – for 30 days. Who would get the best results?
Researchers find a method to kill cancerous cells without destroying healthy cells.
(Reuters) - Loxo Oncology Inc will collaborate with Germany's Bayer AG to develop and commercialize two of its cancer therapies, the companies said on Tuesday, in deal that could bring the U.S. drug d
A father's stress can change the composition of his sperm so that his children may be particularly sensitive to stress and prone to problems like PTSD, according to a new U Penn study.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece declared a state of emergency on the island of Symi on Tuesday after a sudden downpour swept cars into the sea, damaged homes and cut off electricity and water supplies.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian officials said there was little chance of finding more survivors from the earthquake that shook parts of western Iran on Sunday, killing at least 450 people, and rescue oper
(Reuters) - Biotech companies are competing to develop medicines using "bugs as drugs" to fight cancer, building on the latest scientific findings that patients with high levels of good gut bacteria a
Doctors at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the woman was consuming 'at least nine times above the safe limit' of glycyrrhizin - a compound found in liquorice.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's target to "effectively alleviate" renewable power waste remains under pressure despite Beijing's progress in boosting renewable energy consumption in the first three quarte
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as President Donald Trump dis
Katie Price, 39, has launched her Katie Price Nutrition range of £20 powders, which are designed to replace meals with shake powders that can be whipped up using milk or water.
People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realise it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. farmers are cheering a bumper crop of pumpkins this year, due to dry weather, and celebrating a year-round boost in demand aided by new avenues of growth in such products as f
The 42-year-old teacher has ankylosing spondylitis — a type of inflammatory arthritis which mainly affects the spine — and has been treating it with injections of etanercept since 2009.
A new device that detects an abnormal heart rhythm by scanning a patient’s hands could be used to prevent strokes by speeding up diagnosis in GP surgeries.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional and should be stopped, an Oslo court was told on Tuesday.
Jaylen Escalera, two, was born with a rare genetic condition that left missing bones in his legs. Doctors in New York said the only way he would ever walk was with an amputation and prosthetics.
Even Insanity inventor Shaun T, from New Jersey, says he struggles with motivation now and again. He explains the one exercise he does when he doesn't feel like a full workout.
Taxi hailing app mytaxi has developed a course to train 17,500 of its drivers in CPR, how to use a defibrillator and how to deal with choking, strokes and severe bleeding.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German coal-biased utility RWE on Tuesday warned of a quick exit from coal power to further reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, which the Green Party is demanding in talks to
Researchers from Indiana University build on previous research linking the structure of soy compounds to a hormone that increases prostate cancer severity, however, more studies are needed.
The schizophrenia tablets have an embedded sensor that tells doctors whether the patient has taken them.
Tracey Hoff, 52, from Chichester, West Sussex, is now just one stone off her goal weight after years of being unable to shift the pounds through diet and exercise. The app changes how people think o
SEOUL (Reuters) - A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson has dropped a lawsuit it filed to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade produced by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergenc
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Only four of 28 northern Chinese cities met their air quality targets in October, official data showed on Tuesday, raising questions about the country's ability to reduce the smog
Tracey Hoff, 52, from Chichester, West Sussex, is now just one stone off her goal weight after years of being unable to shift the pounds through diet and exercise. The app changes how people think o
Mother-of-three Ash Petroff, 31, from the Gold Coast has dropped from 95 kilograms to just 56 kilograms after joining a fitness program online. Here she shares how she did it.
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