Medical News

For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are celebrating some important victories in 2014, and Time magazine even named Ebola fighters the persons of the year. Nevertheless, this was a black-eye year for public health. Some vital vaccines did not work well. Federal laboratories were...
For the first time in several decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer...
LONDON (AP) — New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their babies. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the department...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the state Board of Health would go to studies on whether...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado is poised to award more than $8 million to research marijuana to treat diseases, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the state Board of Health are going to studies on whether...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar. New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets to list the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's proud to have been part of an administration that worked to ban brutal interrogations and says the U.S. should never condone or practice torture anywhere in the world. Clinton spoke about the importance of the nation acting in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is among those being honored by The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights at a New York gala. Guests gathered at a Manhattan hotel on Tuesday evening for the organization's star-studded Ripple of Hope Award ceremony...