The Senate has voted to let states block federal family planning money from going to Planned Parenthood affiliates and other abortion providers
A leading group of U.S. psychologists has issued a report that says warming trends and related extreme weather events could wreak havoc on mental health.
Janet Haines started her job on March 29, 1967.
Mothers are turning to registry and gift giving sites to raise donations for household and medical bills during maternity leave
Researchers at the University of Virginia have created an online metabolic calculator to predict a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Research grants issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) contribute to a significant number of private-sector patents in biomedicine, according to a new study. The study examines 27 years of
Scientists have resolved a key question in aging research by showing how mouse immune cells of different ages respond to stimulation. Study demonstrates weaker response of older cells is due to their
Prior infection with dengue or West Nile virus can enhance the effects of Zika infection, a new study using human samples tested in mice finds.
Chemists have designed triple-threat cancer-fighting polymer capsules that bring the promise of guided drug delivery closer to preclinical testing. These multilayer capsules show three traits that hav
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Prior infection with West Nile or dengue - two viruses closely related to Zika - can make Zika symptoms worse, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The governor of Kansas on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying tax dollars would still fund Planned Parenthood and
CALGARY - Opposition members of an Alberta government panel studying how to keep children in government care safe say they are frustrated.
The 13-member panel — which includes MLAs from all parties,
People with the liver infection hepatitis may be at heightened risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study suggests.
Grey's Anatomy star sheds light on rare condition that affects her daughter.
Kansas legislators have postponed a vote on overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded the state's Medicaid program
Dr Hannah Ryan has been suspended for a month after misleading health experts over an Ebola nurse's temperature.
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian sovereign fund IFIC is targeting investments in the healthcare and high-tech sectors in the hope of improving the lives of Iranians, Vahid Sharif, an investment manager at t
Surgeons say they tried to warn of dangerous delays to emergency surgery at a children's hospital.
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government has unveiled a new $13.6 million action plan to help deal with the province's aging population.
Premier Stephen McNeil says the three-year plan will help ad
A recent study suggests requiring emergency medical services personnel to ask about a patient's use of blood thinners could be vital to life-saving treatment.
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson’s disease.
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - One of Kenya's most prominent conservationists said on Thursday she was repeatedly shot at when she ran to her baby as armed men set fire to a lodge near her home in the drought-st
Kansas' conservative governor has vetoed a bill that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law
Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is criticizing the House speaker for saying the president shouldn't work with Democrats on health care
(Reuters) - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying he could not support legislation that provide
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its en
Researchers hope the technology could stop the emergence of bacteria that are resistant to the drugs.
LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to $48 million in funding on Thursday to speed development of new antibiotics powerful e
A cold is never fun, but new research at Rice University suggests people who feel lonely are more miserable when they get sick.
(Reuters Health) - Just the initial hospitalizations for firearm-related injuries in the United States cost an average $735 million per year, with the government picking up a large portion of the tab,
Prevention and early detection should not be bonuses available only to those who can pay for expensive medical coverage.
Elderly residents, including two who are over 100 years old, recently evicted from the Terraces on 7th in Vancouver should be allowed to continue living there for life and all contracts with reti
A House Freedom Caucus member is defending the group's opposition to the failed GOP health care bill