Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen May Do No Good For Flu

Acetaminophen may not have an effect on the flu virus or its symptoms, according to a new study.International guidelines, including those of the British...
Zika Infections

Zika Infections Double In Vietnam As Cases Increase In South

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the...
Vaccine Pills

First Steps Taken For Vaccine Pills

UK scientists have taken the first steps towards creating new vaccine treatments in pill form. The Cardiff team has made a prototype oral flu vaccine,...
Prostate Cancer Spit Test

Prostate Cancer Spit Test Is Trialled

A spit test to detect men at increased risk of prostate cancer has started early trials. The new DNA test looks for high-risk genes...
Milestone in polio

‘Milestone’ In Polio Eradication Achieved

The second of three forms of the polio virus has been eradicated, experts have announced. There are three types...
Large Ebola outbreaks

Large Ebola Outbreaks New Normal, Says WHO

The world is entering "a new phase" where big outbreaks of deadly diseases like Ebola are a "new normal", the World Health...
Ashley

LA Teen Left With Painful Blisters, Burns In Severe Reaction To Medication

Two months after a teen’s severe allergic reaction to medication landed her in a hospital’s burn unit unable to breathe on...
Ancestry Influences

How Your Ancestry Influences The Inflammation In Your Body

When ancient humans interbred with Neanderthals, they inherited DNA that may influence modern Europeans' immune systems to this day, a new study suggests. The research...
Zika virus

Zika Virus Linked With Man’s Brain Infection, Coma

An elderly French man who caught the Zika virus while on vacation developed a brain infection that put him in a temporary coma, according...