Peanut

Parents Of Teen With Nut Allergy Who Died Reach Settlement

The parents of a teen girl with a peanut allergy who died in their arms after she ate a snack at a camp have...
yellow fever

Brazil Confirms More Yellow Fever Cases; Over 100 Infected

Authorities in Brazil's Sao Paulo state say three more people have died from yellow fever, adding to an outbreak that has seen more than...
Mers vaccine protects camels

MERS Vaccine Protects Camels, Which is Good For People

A vaccine that protects against the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been shown to be effective in camels, a new...
Merck

Fda Approves Merck’s Lung Cancer Drug As First-Line Treatment

Merck & Co Inc on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its immunotherapy Keytruda for use in certain previously untreated...
Britain's healthcare

Merck Wins Uk Okay For Keytruda In Lung Cancer After Price Cut

Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog NICE has recommended use of Merck's immunotherapy drug Keytruda in certain lung cancer patients, after the U.S. drugmaker cut the...
Lassa fever

Lassa Fever ‘At Risk’ Britons Sent Home From Sierra Leone

Three British nationals have been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for medical assessment after coming into close contact with...
AIDS

AIDS Conference Returns To A Changed South Africa

The South Africa that hosts a global AIDS Conference next week has come a long way from the "AIDS pariah" that did so 16...
Aspirin 'Might Boost Cancer Therapy'

Aspirin ‘Might Boost Cancer Therapy’

Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say. Immunotherapy lets the body's own defences...
Cancer Patients

Young Cancer Patients May Struggle Socially Years After Diagnosis

Children afflicted with cancer may struggle to lead normal social lives even two years after being diagnosed, a study suggests, with many experiencing reduced...
Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever Kills 20 in Burkina Faso

Dengue fever has killed at least 20 people in the West African state of Burkina Faso, where about 2,000 cases of the disease have...