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Health officials say eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis so far this year.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital looked at decades of studies on mammography and found the benefits are often overestimated and the harms underestimated.
The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., have begun clinical trial of Syndax’s entinostat in treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer.
A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.
The CDC issued an alert March 7 after health authorities in reported that at least 19 women in five states had developed serious mycobacterial wound infections over the previous 12 months following cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic.
Doctors on Monday gave longer results from a landmark study showing that stomach-reducing operations are better than medications for treating "diabesity," the deadly duo of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Health authorities in Guinea are facing an "unprecedented epidemic" of Ebola, an international aid group warned Monday as the death toll from the disease that causes severe bleeding reached 78.
A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy initiative.
As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in this deeply conservative country.
New studies show how weight-loss surgery can be a lifesaver for diabetics and a possible link between diet soda and heart disease in women.