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FDA takes steps to protect blood supply in Florida amid Zika probe

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:36am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered blood banks in Florida's two most densely populated counties to stop collecting blood as health officials determine whether Zika has begun transmission in the continental United States.
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Smaller babies may need special car seat harnesses

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:33am
Restraints in infant car seats fit most newborns poorly, and low-birthweight infants in particular may not be well protected, Australian researchers say.
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The best drug to fight Zika may already be approved and out there, study suggests

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:31am
Several teams of scientists are racing to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus.
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Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:48am
Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area.
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UN supports 'brelfies' to encourage breastfeeding

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:52am
If you're hesitating about sending a brelfie, the United Nations says go for it.
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For better performance, give yourself a pep talk

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:09am
Most of us yearn to bump up our game.
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Comparison of commercial and homemade infant meals finds flaws in each

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:00am
Parents making home-cooked meals often provide babies with too much fat and overall calories, while store-bought meals may not have enough of the fat children need to grow, according to a UK study.
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Too much light at night, too little in the morning tied to obesity risk

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:00am
Older people exposed to high lighting in the evening, and low light in the morning are more likely to gain weight, and the opposite light exposures may encourage weight loss, Japanese researchers say.
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Judge rules against some 1,300 lawsuits over Bayer's Mirena IUD

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:45am
A New York federal judge has ruled in favor of Bayer AG against nearly 1,300 lawsuits filed by women who say they suffered internal injuries from the company's Mirena intra-uterine contraceptive device.
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Technology alone may not close disparities in medical research

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:30am
Internet technologies may help underserved populations participate in medical research studies, but relying on those technologies to get broader participation isn't likely to work, a new study suggests.
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More than half of newborns not breastfed in first hour raising health risks, UNICEF says

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:21am
More than half of newborn babies are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at heightened risk of disease and death, the United Nations' children's agency said on Friday, highlighting sub-Saharan Africa as an area of concern.
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5 things you should know before getting a colonic

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 5:00am
Considering cleaning out the plumbing? Read this first.
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5 types of bad breath— and what they say about your health

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 5:00am
Chances are, you already know the basics when it comes to keeping your breath minty-fresh (or at least non-offensive to those in whiffing distance).
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WHO chief going to the Olympics, says Zika risk low

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:56am
The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games is both low and manageable, the chief of the World Health Organization said on Friday, a week before the event kicks off in the Brazilian capital.
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UK health service under fire over access to hepatitis C drugs

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:02pm
British health authorities improperly restrict access to expensive new hepatitis C drugs that can cure the liver-destroying disease, patient groups and a leading medical journal charged on Thursday.
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