The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval rate for novel drugs reached a 19-year high with 45 new drugs hitting the market.
Researchers reported that vaccine-preventable illnesses kill around 30,000 people per year.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that access to condoms should be made easier for teenagers.
Researchers found that adults with higher levels of interleukin-6, a biomarker for chronic inflammation, were less likely to age healthily.
The FDA has proposed new guidelines on how U.S. food importers must regulate the safety of imported goods from now on.
A new government survey found that the smoking rate in the United States finally fell to 18 percent after being stagnant for over seven years.
A giant African land snail has been spotted in Houston, TX raising concerns over whether or not this dangerous species has invaded the state.
In the latest issue of Science, scientists looked into how animals and insects treated certain illnesses and injuries in the wild.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.