Beauty experts have put together a list of foods with surprising benefits. Calcium in cheese can encourage hair growth and Greek yoghurt can make skin firmer, they say.
Harmonie-Rose Allen, of Bath, Somerset, who played a Thalidomide victim in the BBC drama, was struck down with the killer bug aged ten months. Doctors gave her a 10% chance of survival.
The Republican legislation, called the American Health Care Act, would, in a rare step, roll back a major social welfare program — with a vote set for Friday afternoon.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation that would repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited healthcare program for the uninsured was cleared for debate and votes on Friday in the U.S. House of R
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed two of the six counterclaims that pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co raised in health insurer's Anthem Inc's $15 billion lawsuit cl
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday it would invest $850 million in its U.S. operations this year, and the drugmaker signaled it would be willing to spend more if the Trump administration were
(Reuters) - The United States has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline, the Canadian company said on Friday, ending a years-long battle between environmentalist
Scientists say 66 per cent of mutations are due to unavoidable DNA-replication mistakes, while 29 per cent are attributable to environmental factors, such as smoking
(Reuters) - A panel of the European Medicines Agency said it recommended granting marketing approval to Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk's hemophilia B drug.
(Reuters) - Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares tumbled 45 percent in premarket trading on Friday after the drug developer said it would discontinue developing its acne drug as it failed to meet the ma
Doctors in Yiwu, Zheijang Province in China conducted various medical scans to understand what was causing her problem before they made the surprise discovery.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is likely to emerge unscathed from the El Nino weather pattern as it is expected to set in only during the latter part of the four-month monsoon season, a top weather offic
Despite the organ functioning properly, doctors in Multan City, Pakistan, told Shaista Zahida, 22, that her daughter will need surgery to place it back inside her body to keep her alive.
HAMBURG (Reuters) - German authorities said on Friday they will relax some restrictions introduced to combat the spread of bird flu as the risk from the disease is falling.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China confirmed an outbreak of H7N9 bird flu at a poultry farm in Hunan province in the southern part of the country, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday.
HAMBURG/BERLIN (Reuters) - German environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) has filed a suit against German motor authority KBA, accusing it of failing to act robustly enough over Volkswagen's d
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday faces the first concrete test of how well the deal-making skills he honed in his real estate business will translate on Capitol Hill in a h
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's air quality was markedly worse in the first two months of the year than the same period of 2016 following a series of smog outbreaks in northern China, official data publi
(Reuters) - California's air quality board voted unanimously on Thursday to approve methane regulations touted as the strictest adopted yet in the United States for controlling emissions of the second
The very first thing you should do is make sure you're not putting yourself in danger, says Emma Hammett, a former A&E nurse and founder of First Aid for Life. Then call 999 when it is safe.
House Republican leaders have proposed last-minute changes to the health care bill, in hopes of winning over wavering lawmakers and securing needed votes
CARAPONGO, Peru (Reuters) - Between rows of plastic tents on the outskirts of Lima, Martha Llanos takes her ration of rice and chicken alongside thousands of others who have been forced from their hom
Brain scans of spiritual retreat participants revealed changes in the systems of the brain which are part of our reward and emotional systems, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University found.
New York Presbyterian Hospital has released a 40-track playlist with songs that teach you how to match a 100 chest compression rate. The Bee Gees' Stayin' Alive took the top spot on the list
New guidelines from the American Heart Association has found that doing tai-chi, taking brisks walks, and even housework, can start the road to recovery if you've suffered a heart attack.
Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts say changes Republican leaders have proposed in their health care bill to win House votes have cut the measure's deficit reduction by more than half
More than 20,000 people living in U.S. nursing homes experienced serious injuries to the face last year, mainly from falling and hitting hard surfaces or while getting in and out of bed, a recent stud
Foam soaps are increasingly replacing traditional liquid soaps in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, the food industry and other public spaces, but the trend may carry a risk, a small study suggests.
With spring upon us, we face that time of year when we clean our homes. But we can also 'clean our health'. Here are five healthful swaps you can make to get ready for the season.
PARIS (Reuters) - Flaws found in the production of nuclear waste containers highlight gaps in the safety culture at French nuclear group Areva's nuclear waste recycling facility at La Hague in Normand
EDMONTON - Some University of Alberta graduate students want the province to roll any tax revenue raised from the legal sale of marijuana into mental-health and addictions programs.
Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, according to a study from Denmark.
In the study, led by researchers at the University of Arizona, researchers found that sleep deprivation hinders a person's ability to identify subtle happy and sad expressions.
(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Thursday approved a drug developed by Merck KGaA and Pfizer Inc that helps the immune system to fight a rare form of skin cancer once it has spread to other parts