When I was growing up my mom gave me a multivitamin every day as a defense against unnamed dread diseases. But it looks like Mom was wasting her money. Evidence continues to mount that vitamin supplements
LONDON (Reuters) - Sandoz, the generics division of Novartis, said on Wednesday it had initiated a late-stage clinical trial with its so-called biosimilar version of AbbVie’s best-selling drug Humira.
We're all supposed to be eating right, but most of us are not doing a very good job of that. Could you eat an apple a day? Adding in that one piece of fruit could improve cardiovascular health on a par
Science says you don't need to pop that pill every morning Before you shell out for another pack of supplements, listen to this: A growing body of research shows that taking multivitamins may not be beneficial
(Reuters) - U.S. teenagers are smoking more marijuana, but backing away from other harmful drugs and doing less binge drinking, according to a report from federal health researchers released Wednesday.
There’s promising new research suggesting it might If you’re OK with the whole needle thing, ear acupuncture could be a great way to slim down, according to a new Korean study published in the journal
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take a common type of antidepressant during pregnancy are not more likely to have a child with autism, according to a new study from Denmark. A pregnant woman stands
Stress hurts—but for some people, genetics can make it even worse. Are you at risk? Feel like your anxiety skyrockets faster than normal? It may not all be in your head—in fact, it may be written in your
(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc released impressive late-stage data Wednesday for its once-daily combination pill to treat hepatitis C, advancing its lead in the race to develop new, all-oral treatments
Health experts fear a resurgence of polio in parts of the world. Despite a quarter-century-long vaccination programme, the infectious disease is still endemic in Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Taking a pill as a preventive measure against HIV infection may not encourage people at high risk for the disease to engage in risky sexual behavior, according to a new U.S. study to
The proportion of lung cancer patients alive a year after diagnosis in England has improved "significantly", data shows. Public Health England's National Cancer Intelligence Network said twice as many
An employee walks into an office of French drugmaker Sanofi in Shanghai August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song PARIS (Reuters) - French drug maker Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron are collaborating with
(Reuters) - Amgen Inc said its closely watched experimental cholesterol drug succeeded in reducing the level of bad cholesterol in the blood, compared to a placebo, in a late-stage trial. The data was
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried antibiotic-resistant “superbug” bacteria, a U.S. consumer group said on Thursday, calling for stricter limits