Medical News

BERLIN (AP) — Doctors in Germany say the quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old woman three months ago have been allowed to leave the hospital. Berlin's Charite hospital said Thursday that doctors would continue to monitor the babies, who all weigh more than 2.5 kilograms...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regardless of political affiliation, Americans strongly support government action to control prescription drug costs, according to a poll released Thursday. While the 2016 presidential candidates continue to debate President Barack Obama's 5-year-old law...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A water department manager at a Las Vegas suburb has been reassigned as officials investigate a complaint about the man who years ago had admitted to making his son's football team sick for revenge. North Las Vegas said it reassigned longtime employee Jerome M...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles-area hospital said Wednesday that some of its patients contracted an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" that has been linked to a type of medical scope and infected dozens of people around the country. Huntington Memorial Hospital said in a...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A Pasadena hospital says some patients have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" that's been linked to a widely used medical scope. Huntington Memorial Hospital said Wednesday that several patients who had procedures using Olympus Corp...
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene...
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — Even while fighting blindness in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere this week, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul intensified political attacks against rivals in both parties, vowing to continue pressing billionaire businessman Donald...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shannen Doherty is battling breast cancer that worsened during a lapse in her health insurance caused by her former business managers, the actress claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star claims that her former business...
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene...