Prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS are all potentially lethal diseases that affect hundreds of thousands each year. But Sepsis, a deadly immune response triggered by infection, kills more people than all of them combined.
A panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Purdue Pharma's opioid painkiller over concerns of overdosing.
In trendy, hipster London or New York, it's all about juicing, vegan diets and snacking on kale crisps. Thousands of miles away, in Nairobi or Bogota, the middle classes are more likely to reach for roasted goat or a juicy steak.
U.S. health officials said on Thursday they were puzzled by a surge in the number of people who have contracted a rare bacterial disease usually found in rabbits that has already killed a Wyoming man and sickened dozens of people in Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska this year.
The Treasury Department releases federal budget data for August at 2 p.m. Eastern on Friday.
Beijing is considering injecting more than 1 trillion yuan ($16 billion) into the Chinese economy over the next three years, state
Shares of apparel retailer Cherokee Global Brands plunged after Target elected not to renew the license of the brand in the United States.