Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is stepping down after nearly two years leading the agency’s response to a host of public health challenges, including the opioid epidemic, rising drug prices and underage vaping.
Health officials say further research has not found a miscarriage risk for women who get annual flu shots.
Peek into any U.S. hospital’s baby ICU, and you’ll see sick and premature newborns covered in wired monitors that tear at fragile skin and make it hard for parents to cuddle their kids.
Casino magnate and GOP donor Sheldon Adelson has cancer and has not been at his companyÃ¢â‚¬s offices in Las Vegas since around Christmas Day.
A Florida company has issued a voluntary recall of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because of a possible Listeria contamination.
A U.S. unit of Indian generic drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd will recall 80 lots of medicines containing blood pressure drug valsartan that were found to have a probable cancer-causing impurity, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
New York City pharmacies won’t be allowed to sell cigarettes or other tobacco products starting Tuesday.
The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
His skull still open, a South African musician with a brain tumor played several notes on his guitar during a successful operation to remove most of the growth.
Health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of bacterial infections in people who got injections of stems cells derived from umbilical cord blood.
You don’t need to hang the mistletoe higher but you might want to skip the holiday cookies.
From botched lip-fillers to sepsis-ridden implants and even death, here’s a look at some of 2018’s most severe complications in the world of cosmetic surgery.
There were plenty of moments in 2018 that made us scratch our heads, but these headlines, in particular, had us doing a double-take.
A doctor has outlined a shocking case in which a woman was left brain dead after an internet hoax went horribly wrong.
At least 10 people in southern India died Friday of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple, police said.
Johnson & Johnson is forcefully denying a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.
They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.
Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39.
Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year.
The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.