The CDC reported this week that most food poisoning cases can be traced to norovirus contamination by infected kitchen staff touching the food with their bare hands.
Saudi health officials follow insights from recent review and add 100 confirmed MERS infections that were previously misclassified, raising the total in that country to 575 cases.
Two experimental drugs that “reveal” hiding cancer cells to the body’s immune system show striking promise in the treatment of advanced, metastatic melanoma.
When mutated, a gene important in cell fate is dialed down to be less active, a change that has the downstream effect of lower pigment levels in the blonde hair found in northern Europeans.
New study suggests that seeing someone use an e-cigarette can increase the urge to smoke a regular cigarette in young smokers attempting to abstain.
The FDA announced a reclassification of tanning beds and the lamps used in them, moving them from low- to moderate-risk devices and ordered that they are to carry a warning label against use by anyone under 18 years of age.
The U.S. is still leading the world in overweight and obese population proportions, but a new study finds that the whole world is getting fatter.
Planning ahead for its patent expiration, Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Co. and French drugmaker Sanofi are partnering to seek approval for non-prescription sales of Cialis for treating erectile dysfunction.
New research shows that getting any form of cancer is not really dependent upon one’s income level, but which specific type of cancer and whether it is fatal is significantly linked to one’s socioeconomic status.
Belgian researchers used functional brain imaging to measure activity during multitasking before and after chemotherapy, finding decreased brain activity when compared to pre-chemotherapy baseline and to individuals who did not receive chemotherapy.