FDA to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia From Pharmacy Shelves
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FDA to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia From Pharmacy Shelves

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that the controversial diabetes drug Avandia will…

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Some Dentists Reluctant to Treat Kids on Medicaid: Study
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Some Dentists Reluctant to Treat Kids on Medicaid: Study

Undercover research in Illinois reveals that dentists are far more willing to provide emergency care…

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Teen bond overcomes girl’s heart transplant fear
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Teen bond overcomes girl’s heart transplant fear

WASHINGTON: Courtney Montgomery’s heart was failing fast, but the 16-year-old furiously refused when her doctors,…

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Jeopardy -winning computer delving into medicine
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Jeopardy -winning computer delving into medicine

YORKTOWN, N.Y: Some guy in his pajamas, home sick with bronchitis and complaining online about…

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Medics, paramedics, nurses reject new job structure
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Medics, paramedics, nurses reject new job structure

ISLAMABAD : The nurses of the federal government hospital as well as doctors and non-medical…

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Battle over condoms enters Philippine Congress
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Battle over condoms enters Philippine Congress

MANILA, Philippines – The president says he is ready to face excommunication from the Roman…

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New partnership between British company and the Sindh health department
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New partnership between British company and the Sindh health department

LONDON – The United Kingdom’s Minister for South Asia, Alistair Burt, during his visit to…

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UPDATE 2-Takeda to reveal $12 bln purchase of Nycomed Wednesday
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UPDATE 2-Takeda to reveal $12 bln purchase of Nycomed Wednesday

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co , Japan’s largest drugmaker, will announce the 1 trillion yen ($12 billion)…

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How to square budget cuts, need for aging research
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How to square budget cuts, need for aging research

WASHINGTON: A disease standoff may be brewing: How can Alzheimer’s research receive more scarce dollars…

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Scientists find “master switch” gene for obesity
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Scientists find “master switch” gene for obesity

LONDON: Scientists have found that a gene linked to diabetes and cholesterol is a “master…

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The nose knows: Allergy season here with
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The nose knows: Allergy season here with

There may be a whiff of truth to claims by allergy sufferers who sniffle that…

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Anti-retroviral drugs ‘help reduce’ HIV transmission
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Anti-retroviral drugs ‘help reduce’ HIV transmission

An HIV-positive person who takes anti-retroviral drugs after diagnosis, rather than when their health declines,…

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Alarming combo: Bedbugs with ‘superbug’ germ found
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Alarming combo: Bedbugs with ‘superbug’ germ found

ATLANTA: Hate insects? Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a…

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Breastfed babies ‘develop fewer behaviour problems’
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Breastfed babies ‘develop fewer behaviour problems’

Children who are breastfed for four months or more develop fewer behaviour problems, Oxford researchers…

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Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance
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Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance

BOSTON: The nation’s first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter…

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