Dangerous and unexpected drug side effects were found in a study of a Merck & Co niacin drug caused increased bleeding and/or infections, according to a report released Saturday.
Anti-apartheid hero and former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized on Satuday, but officials say it's only for a routine checkup.
Regardless of all the "Please wash hands after using the toilet" in most public restrooms in restaurants, many people still chose to overlook this crucial hygiene step. As a consequence, dirty hands have been found to be the culprit in the recent norovirus outbreak at Noma, an exclusive restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to food inspectors.
Bees are suckers for caffeine just as many humans are. A new study found that some plants including grapefruit, lemon and oranges, are naturally caffeine-laced plants which gives a memory boost to bees when they consume it.
More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7 percent) are obese today and 17 percent of children are obese. A health group warned in a report Thursday that if American's don't start eating healthier and getting more exercise, half of the nation will be obese by 2030.
Despite concerns that it may be soon start seeping into supermarkets and onto dinner plates, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week took steps that could lead to the eventual approval of the first horse slaughterhouse in the U.S. since 2007.
Dr. Conrad Murray may have been pressured by Michael Jackson's concert promotion company, AEG Live, to sign off on his demanding rehearsal schedule, despite increased medical concerns surround the King of Pop at the time.
A baby has reportedly been cured of HIV for the very first time, researchers announced Sunday, a medical breakthrough that could greatly impact how babies who are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS are treated.
The search for the Florida victim, who was swallowed by a sinkhole that appeared under his bedroom, has been called off, according to NBC news. Authorities plan to demolish the house tomorrow.
A new World Health Organization report released Thursday warns that infants who were in the Japanese region most affected by radiation following the tsunami in 2011 have a slightly higher risk of getting some form of cancer during their lifetime.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported a recall notice from Zachary Confections, Inc. for certain batches of its Zachary Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs due to possible salmonella contamination.
Earth didn't warm up as much as predictions and numerical models had previously said it would between 2000 and 2010, leading scientist to research why that was. Scientists in a new paper released Friday say it's because of volcanic eruptions, even small ones, may contradict some of the effects of global warming.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "soda ban" will go into effect on March 12, prohibiting the sale of sugary drinks which are larger than 16 ounces. The ban is already inspiring other states congressmen to discuss the possibility of further expanding the soda ban.
Facebook, Google and Amazon Web Services developers are teaming up with a British cancer research non-profit for a hackathon in a bid to design and develop a mobile game to accelerate cures for cancer, according to a statement.
There has been a steep decline in the leatherback sea turtle nests in the Pacific Ocean, so steep in fact it's almost 80 percent, according to a research team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.