A man known only as the “London patient” appeared to be cured of H.I.V., making him the second known patient in nearly 12 years, giving scientists new hope that an eventual cure is possible, reports said Monday.
Women’s health organization Planned Parenthood has been accused of mistreating some of its pregnant employees, according to a report.
More than 220 cases of a breed of “nightmare bacteria” with new or rare antibiotic-resistant genes, have been found in 27 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report released Tuesday.
A chemical spill Tuesday at a suburban Chicago medical clinic sent at least 15 people to hospitals, including employees and patrons, authorities said.
In a surprise reversal, the maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said Saturday that it will stop promoting opioid drugs to doctors.
For the first time, human eggs have been grown in a laboratory — and the development could aid in the fertility of children undergoing cancer treatment, say researchers at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to permit medically supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic, officials said Tuesday.
Societal and biological changes have prolonged the adolescent years from the ages of 10-19 to now ending at 24 years old, scientists said, leading to a debate about whether new policies would be benefit or “infantilize” the older adolescents.
More than 7,000 cases of influenza have been confirmed in the U.S. so far this flu season — more than double the number this time last year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.