LONDON (Reuters) - A clinical study testing AstraZeneca's experimental immunotherapy drugs in lung cancer patients who have already received at least two previous treatments will take longer than init
Catherine Gladwyn, 40, from Swindon, started being absent minded in February 2011 - often going upstairs to fetch something, but forgetting what it was.
Joanne Gimson was at a routine vaccination appointment when a leaflet in the clinic caught her attention. It promoted an upcoming talk on how to parent children with attention deficit disorder and hyp
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa, the continent's biggest maize producer, hard hit by an El Nino-triggered drought last year, is considering a strategic reserve as a buffer against
Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation treats an enormous number of patients — and makes an enormous amount of money. Is that why so many activists distrust him?
Scientists from Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that nasal mucus' rich reservoir of 'good' bacteria prevents cavity-causing bacteria from sticking to teeth.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Dana Sedgewick, from Sheffield, underwent 21 operations to repair the damage to her skin and was warned by doctors that she would never walk again.
VANCOUVER - Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says she's aiming to release statistics on overdose deaths in Canada but is frustrated with provinces and territories that haven't provided data in ..
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Like many guys using the Tinder dating app, Sudan loves the outdoors and travels widely. The catch: he's the world's last male white northern rhino and desperately needs to mate.
Middle age is all about having fun and living life to the full. These diets from Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice (pictured) will keep you fit and healthy in midlife and beyond.
OTTAWA - Various brands of pie and tart shells are being recalled due to the presence of E. coli.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the shells are produced by Edmonton-based ......
Now here’s a contagion that might not be so bad to encounter. A new analysis of the running habits of about 1.1 million people reveals that exercise is indeed contagious ...
CALGARY - The Calgary Humane Society has closed its doors until further notice after an outbreak of canine parvovirus.
Officials say two dogs were infected and had to be euthanized.
The facility ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will debate legislation on Wednesday to breathe life into the stalled Yucca Mountain spent nuclear fuel dump in Nevada, but critic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday will order a review of national monuments created over the past 20 years with an aim toward rescinding or resizing some of them - part o
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aurizon Holdings on Wednesday said it had restarted its main Goonyella coal haulage line on a limited basis nearly a month after Cyclone Debbie brought the line to a halt, cutting o
Britons feel true 'happiness' 432 times a year on average with triggers including TV box set nights with the family, romantic nights out with a partner and soaking in the bath with a glass of wine.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Bison calves have been born in Alberta's Banff National Park for the first time in 140 years, Parks Canada officials said on Tuesday, marking a milestone in attempts to re
A forensic psychologist working with the Canadian prison system is calling for "radically different" approaches to B.C.'s overdose crisis, including expanded access to prescription heroin.
A former Maine health official accused of binding her 5-year-old foster child in a high chair with duct tape and convicted of manslaughter in the child's death has been released from prison
SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan says almost all of its medical graduates have found residency positions.
Dr. Preston Smith, the university's dean of medicine, says 102 of the 107 applicant
Prince Albert city council has taken the first step in the long road to setting up a safe injection site. “We don’t want this to become a political debate, we don’t want this to beco
A TV documentary will expose the impact that the A+E crisis is having on Britain’s youngest doctors, as they make a series of errors when their hospital in Northampton reaches full capacity.
Maine is the US state with the highest child vaccination rates, according to the AAP, with over 90 percent of children receiving the MMR, DPaT and varicella vaccines.
LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babi
Corinne Bass, 18, was captured on video in March at her senior prom at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as she recovered from a bone marrow transplant.
(Reuters Health) - While most doctors think patients prefer not to disclose their sexual orientation, a new survey found people are willing to provide the information when asked.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau smoked marijuana as an MP but he has not suffered the same consequences as Canadians who are slapped with simple pot charges, NDP Leader ...
A dark slithering creature four feet long that dwells in the foul mud of a remote lagoon in the Philippines has been discovered by researchers. They say studying the animal, a giant shipworm with pink
A new study, from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, has found that alternating little sleep with 'catch-up' days is tied to worse cognition - both in attention and creativity -in young adults.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along wi
Cold weather increases the risk of mortality in Texas residents, according to researchers. In the state's 12 major metro areas from 1990 to 2011, researchers found that cold temperatures significantly
Researchers at Northeastern University have uncovered insight into how social networks adapt to significant losses, which may help in the grieving process.
Several environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying it isn't doing enough to protect Lake Erie from toxic algae