An innovative vending machine for HIV tests being piloted in Britain aims to help in the fight to end the epidemic by encouraging more people to find out whether they have contracted the virus as a first step to seek treatment, a doctor said. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading
A growing number of people are getting painful skin allergies, and it’s all thanks to a chemical found in everyday personal products. Continue reading
Private equity firm KKR has agreed to buy health information giant WebMD in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
(USC CENTER FOR BODY COMPUTING) – Virtual doctors could bring health information to patients’ smartphones with a new app being developed at the University of Southern California’s Center for Body Computing. Continue reading
At least 12 people suffer burns from a suspected noxious substance in a London nightclub, ambulance service says.
A Kenyan judge orders that officials from the national doctors’ union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.
A Yale study has found that one in four teens have tried an alternative vaping technique which health experts warn is potentially dangerous.
Trumps calls on pharmaceutical execs to cut prices and move production back to U.S. and vows to work to streamline FDA approval process.
Authorities in Zimbabwe have ordered street food and produce vendors operating in the capital, Harare to cease operations in efforts to curb a typhoid outbreak.
New U.S. guidelines advise parents to feed their babies peanut products – though never whole peanuts – to help lower the risk of developing potentially life-threatening allergies. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading