Stories about Medical

Mar 07 2019

A cure for HIV? Feasible but not yet realized

Gupta described his patient as "functionally cured" and "in remission", but cautioned: "It's too early to say he's cured". "Coming 10 years after the successful report...

Mar 07 2019

UK patient second in world to be 'cured' of HIV

The " Berlin patient ", who was later identified as Timothy Ray Brown, had leukemia and wasn't responding to chemotherapy. "For hepatitis C , we can completely cure ...

Mar 06 2019

Insulin maker Eli Lilly introducing cheaper version

She likes to point out that, at the time she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1996, Humalog had a list price of $21 a vial. Lilly , a leading producer of ins...

Mar 06 2019

OR among 21 states suing Trump over abortion rule

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra , who has now filed 47 lawsuits against the Trump administration , says the new rule affects 4 million mostly low-income wo...

Mar 06 2019

HIV cure: London patient recovers from sex disease in major breakthrough

Reuters reports that the man, whose identity has not been revealed, has tested negative for the virus nearly three years after he received a bone marrow transplant fro...

Mar 06 2019

Scientists report a 2nd person has been cured of HIV

African pastors and traditional healers have for many years claimed that they can cure HIV and have paraded patients who claim to have been healed, a statement that has...

Mar 05 2019

Study destroys link between vaccination and autism

The false link between the MMR vaccine and autism continued to cause concern and challenge vaccine uptake. These individuals, more commonly known as anti-vaxxers, are d...

Mar 05 2019

'London patient': second case ever of HIV remission

His case is similar to the first man cured of HIV in 2007. To do this in others, exact match donors would have to be found in the tiny proportion of people-most of them o...

Mar 05 2019

'London Patient' Appears to Become the Second Person Ever Cured of AIDS

Both milestones resulted from bone-marrow transplants given to infected patients. Some 37 million people worldwide are now infected with HIV and the AIDS pandemic has...

Mar 03 2019

Potential measles exposure at Chicago Midway Airport, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital

An infectious, unvaccinated Illinoisan flew into Concourse B at Midway on Friday night, according to a statement from the Illinois Department of Public Health . "Measles...

Mar 03 2019

Multiple Drug Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Risks

On Thursday, the FDA announced Camber Pharmaceuticals is recalling 87 lots of Losartan Tablets USP 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg because N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric aci...

Mar 03 2019

Attacks Destroy Ebola Treatment Centers in DR Congo

The identity and motive of the assailants were unclear. Four patients with Ebola escaped after a Doctors without Borders clinic in eastern Congo was attacked by unknown...

Mar 02 2019

On Abortion, Democrats Suddenly on Wrong Side

Republican South Carolina Sen. This bill was a political stunt based on scare tactics and misinformation and I'm glad it failed in the Senate . The GOP-led Senate o...

Mar 02 2019

United Nations children's Fund warns of rise in measles cases

Since then the number had continued to grow as unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children and adults were exposed, the department said . In the United States, there was...

Mar 01 2019

Confirmed Cases Of Measles In Clark County

According to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), the third case was in quarantine for the entire infectious period. Among them is New York, where there h...

Mar 01 2019

Doctors Report World’s Second Case of "Semi-Identical" Twins

Researchers say they're unusual because they share 100 percent of their mother's DNA , but only some of their father's. As a result, they received exactly the same set...

Mar 01 2019

Parents Sue Planned Parenthood for Failing to Abort Now-Toddler Son

Alliance Defending Freedom, a law firm that opposes abortion, released a statement regarding Trump's new Title X rules that said, in part: "The Protect Life Rule, which...

Feb 28 2019

Local health teams and mergers: Ontario health-care transformation unveiled

Under the plan, a new agency will combine Ontario's 14 regional health care administrations, Cancer Care Ontario, Health Quality Ontario and Trillium Gift of Life Network...

Feb 27 2019

GE Stock Surges on News of Biopharma Sale

Danaher and General Electric are expecting the deal for GE Biopharma to close during the fourth quarter of 2019. GE, which rejected an approach by Danaher for the ...

Feb 26 2019

Doctor Reveals Dangerous Content In YouTube Kids Videos

YouTube Kids is meant as a kid-friendly version of YouTube for children 8 years old and under, CBS News said , but trolls have founds ways around YouTube's algorithm an...