Dilma Roussef calls on Brazil society

Dilma Roussef Calls On Brazil Society To Unite Against Zika Virus

President Dilma Rousseff has called on the whole of Brazilian society to help combat the spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked...
suffering from an addiction

These Are The Steps On The Path Of Addiction And Redemption

You might be reading this because you might worry that you’re suffering from an addiction. Or you might be afraid a loved one is...
Zika

Baby Born To Woman Who Locally Acquired Zika In Us Is Healthy

Reports of locally transmitted Zika in South Florida last year compelled federal officials to instate a travel advisory for pregnant women and instilled fear...
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HIV Prevention Drug 100 Percent Effective, Latest Study Suggests

A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases showed the controversial daily pill preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevented HIV infection in all 657...
Pill Protects Against HIV

Pill Protects Against HIV in Real-World Settings

A once-a-day pill for preventing infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, has been effective in clinical trials, and...
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...
FDA salt targets

FDA Salt Targets: Which Foods Would Change Most?

To help Americans eat less salt, the federal government is recommending that a wide variety of packaged and restaurant foods be adjusted to have...
Novartis

Colombia Battles World’s Biggest Drugmaker Over Cancer Drug

Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production...
Taking OTC Meds For Heartburn

Taking OTC Meds For Heartburn, Acid Reflux May Just Lead To Other Problems

Common over-the-counter acid reflux and heartburn medications may be causing kidney failure in its users. Every year, doctors prescribe medications to patients who complain of...
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...