New melanoma treatments boost survival: studies
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New melanoma treatments boost survival: studies

CHICAGO: Two new treatments, including therapy blocking a gene mutation occurring in half of melanoma…

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Kids Who Bully Often Get Poor Sleep
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Kids Who Bully Often Get Poor Sleep

FRIDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep may be a factor in aggressive behavior…

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Spain seeks compensation for E. coli blame
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Spain seeks compensation for E. coli blame

Hospitals hunt substitutes as drug shortages rise
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Hospitals hunt substitutes as drug shortages rise

WASHINGTON: A growing shortage of medications for a host of illnesses — from cancer to…

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Stay away from energy drinks, doctors say
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Stay away from energy drinks, doctors say

NEW YORK: In a new report, a large group of American doctors urge kids and…

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E-portal gives detailed info on health care
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E-portal gives detailed info on health care

RIYADH: Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah launched Sunday an e-portal at http://moh.gov.sa that provides electronic…

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Midwives on motorbikes spread sex sense in Cambodia
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Midwives on motorbikes spread sex sense in Cambodia

CHANLOUNG: Sitting in the shade of a large tree and surrounded by a group of…

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‘Survival protein’ can treat neuro-disorders
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‘Survival protein’ can treat neuro-disorders

WASHINGTON – A newly discovered “survival protein” protects the brain against the effects of stroke…

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Drug Marketing Often Targets Med Students: Analysis
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Drug Marketing Often Targets Med Students: Analysis

Drug company marketing to those attending medical school is common and can cloud students’ ethical…

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7 Common Birth Control Side Effects
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7 Common Birth Control Side Effects

Hormone-based birth control often comes with side effects that can range from slightly annoying to…

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Include greens in your diet
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Include greens in your diet

Almost everyone dislikes eating greens — be the young or the old, men or women.…

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‘Super Daad’ wants 
to score a century
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‘Super Daad’ wants 
to score a century

Dad’s the way to go for UAE national Daad Mohammed Al Balushi with 90 children…

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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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