FDA: Pricey Drug Approved on Manipulated Data
The FDA approved the gene therapy Zolgensma to treat children with a severe form of spinal muscular atrophy. The drug costs $2.125 million for a...
One Dead In Atlanta Hotel Legionnaires' Outbreak
Another 61 probable cases of the disease have been identified, according to Nancy Nydam, director of communications at Georgia Department of Public...
Surgical Procedure Aims to Delay Menopause
Ten British women have undergone a first-of-a-kind surgery that could delay menopause by up to 20 years.
Routine Test for Pancreatic Cancer Not Warranted
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on Tuesday reaffirmed its prior recommendation against routine screening for pancreatic cancer.
Experts Slam Trump for Post-Shooting Comments
Discussing the need for new legislation for dealing with mass shootings, Trump said that coming up with solutions is "not up to mentally ill...
Too Few U.S. Opioid Users Are Getting OD Antidote
The new CDC report finds that too few doctors are prescribing naloxone as recommended to patients taking high-dose opioids or opioids plus...
Over 500 Tiny ‘Teeth’ Removed From Boy’s Mouth
A 7-year-old boy in India arrived at a dental school hospital with a swollen jaw. Days later, he left with 526 fewer teeth, so to speak.
'Selfies' Might Someday Track Your Blood Pressure
A new technology called transdermal optical imaging gives a picture of the blood flow in your face, which reveals your blood pressure, researchers...
In Heat Waves, Fans May Do More Harm Than Good
Electric fans might make you feel cooler, but they can actually increase your risk of becoming heat sick and even dying from a heat stroke, the...
Could a 'Tickle' a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
The tickle treatment is called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS). The procedure involves placing custom-made clips containing...
State OKs New Plan to Cut Toxic Pollution at Plant
Sterigenics said last week that it had just submitted an application for a permit for the proposed facility changes. The company has been the...
14 Hospitalizations May Be Linked to Vaping
Possible vaping-related breathing problems have led to the hospitalization of 14 teens and young adults in Wisconsin and Illinois.