First self-injectable HIV

First Self-Injectable HIV Antibody May Prevent Virus Transmission

The first self-injectable HIV antibody, PRO 140, has a 98 percent success rate in reducing the virus in HIV patients’ blood, according to results...
HPV vaccinations for American

HPV Vaccinations For American Teens Rise Slightly, CDC Says

The percentage of U.S. teenagers vaccinated against the human papillomavirus increased slightly in 2014, but the rate lags behind other immunizations, the Centers for...
HIV Flushed Out By Cancer Drug

HIV Flushed Out By Cancer Drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show.The cornerstone of treatment, anti-retroviral therapy, kills...
Child tooth removal

Child Tooth Removal ‘At Crisis Point’, Doctors Warn

Doctors are calling for urgent action to reduce the number of children needing to have rotten teeth removed under general anaesthetic in hospital. Nearly 26,000...
FDA Strengthens Heart Safety Warnings

FDA Strengthens Heart Safety Warnings On Popular Pain Relievers

Federal health regulators are bolstering warning labels on popular pain relievers to reflect new information about their risks of heart attack and stroke. The changes...

Cheap Vaccines Prevent Cholera

A cheap oral vaccine has prevented cases of deadly cholera in a huge trial in Bangladesh.The infection is spread through contaminated food or water...
Mass vaccination call to

Mass Vaccination Call To ‘Make Rabies History’

Greater effort needs to be put into vaccinating dogs against rabies in order to save lives, health experts say.Up to 60,000 people die from...
Synthetic blood transfusions

Synthetic Blood Transfusions Could Begin Within Two Years

Synthetic red blood cells are to be transfused into human testing subjects by 2017, the UK's National Health Service (NHS) Blood and Transplant announced...
addiction

The Four Common Types of Addiction

Addiction can be troubling. Whether you’re the one suffering or you know someone who is. When it comes to issues of addiction, the path...
Good First Aid Kit

The Makings of a Good First Aid Kit

Not everyone thinks about the importance of keeping a first aid kit handy, particularly those who don’t sustain many minor injuries. However, most medical...