Medical News

The results of a new study of concussions shed new light on how the injury affects high school students and an Austin doctor offers his take on it.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court on Wednesday cleared a man of any criminal responsibility for helping his 99-year-old mother take her own life — a case that aimed to create precedents for assisting suicide in a country where euthanasia already is legal under...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court has cleared a man of any criminal responsibility for helping his 99-year-old mother take her own life — a case that aimed to create precedents for assisting suicide in a country where euthanasia already is legal under certain...
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the Supreme Court rules the way most Republicans want in the latest health overhaul case, GOP lawmakers who now have insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law may wind up with some explaining to do. Members of Congress, staffers and dependents...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of causing a man's death with an injection of silicone he hoped would enlarge his penis has been jailed after a judge ruled she was complicit in a scheme to bribe potential jurors. NJ.com ( http://bit.ly/1PhcwHx ) reports the ruling came...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is outlining its plan to end the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 32-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified. The Food and Drug Administration on...
They're used by professional body builders and kids who want to improve their look, but an Austin doctor says muscle-building supplements could have a down side for young men...no one saw coming. Dr. Kavoussi says testicular cancer is the most common solid cancer in young men...
ROME (AP) — Italy's health ministry says a nurse who came to Italy from Sierra Leone last week has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The ministry said a blood sample was sent to Rome for testing Tuesday from Sardinia, where the nurse had arrived on May 8. The nurse, who wasn'...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No headphones needed. The sound of waves serves as a playlist for hundreds of fit, sport loving Senegalese who swarm to the beach daily in Dakar. It isn't Muscle Beach in Venice, California. It's Fann Beach in Senegal's capital. Workouts are usually done en...