(Reuters Health) - Athletes who drink chocolate milk during exercise or after a hard workout may recover just as quickly as they would with sports drinks, a research review suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Employers and workers need to be aware that heat stress can happen well before temperatures reach official limits for workplace safety, a U.S. study suggests.
A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $550 million to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer.
Britain's Prince Harry and music star Elton John are joining forces to launch a "global coalition" focused on treating HIV infections in men, the singer's AIDS charity said on Thursday.
(Reuters Health) - Advanced imaging tests for many common health problems may catch something else entirely: abnormalities, known as "incidentalomas," that can create anxiety about tumors but more often than not, don't turn out to be cancer, a research review suggests.
(Reuters Health) - People are more likely to be hospitalized for respiratory disorders during the annual haze season in Southeast Asia, when densely polluted air hovers over the region, than at other times of year, a Malaysian study suggests.
The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Thursday for access to 210,000 displaced people who have fled fighting in southern Syria and are in urgent need of medicines and health services, including some injured requiring evacuation.
Zogenix Inc said on Thursday its drug to treat a rare form of childhood epilepsy reduced convulsive seizures in a second late-stage trial, sending the drug developer's shares up as much as 26 percent.
Zogenix Inc said on Thursday its drug to treat a rare form of epilepsy reduced convulsive seizures associated with the disease in a late stage trial, sending its shares up 20 percent.
Democrats on Wednesday were reorienting their uphill push to block U.S. Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, moving healthcare to the center of their strategy and putting less emphasis on abortion rights.