An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended a drug meant to treat severe forms of epilepsy in children for federal approval April 19.
A British man, who deliberately infected other men with HIV, was sentenced to life in prison on April 18.
According to the annual State of Global Air Report released April 17, more than 95 percent of people on Earth breathe unhealthy air and the poorest nations are struggling the most.
A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry on April 16 suggested that participants who took ketamine saw a greater improvement in depression symptoms.
UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — A man in France is the first to undergo not one but two facial transplants. Jérôme Hamon had his second transplant three months ago and is still recovering at a hospital in Paris. The 43-year-old suffers from a genetic condition that caused tumors to spread across his face. Hamon had … Continued
The University of Michigan announced April 11 the results of a study in which mice were successfully treated against peanut allergies with a nasal spray vaccine.
Rose Acre Farms has voluntarily recalled 207 million eggs over salmonella concerns following an outbreak that U.S. health officials say has sickened 23 people in nine states as of April 16.
According to an article published April 16 in the Medical Journal of Australia, local cases of the Buruli ulcer have surged by 400 percent in the last four years in Victoria.
A euthanasia activist and Dutch designer unveiled their machine meant to help people die on their own terms at a funeral fair in Amsterdam April 14.
Drinking more than 100 grams of alcohol a week can shorten a person’s lifespan by years, according to a new study published in The Lancet journal.