British American Tobacco would challenge restrictions on menthol cigarettes by U.S. health regulators, due to its belief that they would have no impact on smoking rates, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.
Novartis's shift into high-tech drugs won praise for providing patients with new options but criticism over prices that may run into the millions of dollars at the Swiss drugmaker's annual general meeting on Thursday.
A new study investigates the potential protective effects of alcohol at different ages. They find that it is not a level playing field.
Switzerland may let up to 5,000 people smoke marijuana legally in pilot studies to help shape new rules for recreational use of the drug, the government said on Thursday.
A new study uncovers emerging evidence suggesting that growing up in close contact with nature may help us enjoy good mental health throughout adulthood.
The use of GMO foods remains controversial. In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of growing and eating genetically modified organisms, including the effects on human health and the environment.
People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture.
Armed assailants attacked an Ebola treatment center in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, setting off a fire and becoming embroiled in an extended gunbattle with security forces, health officials said.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's top shareholder Wellington Management said on Wednesday it does not support the U.S. drugmaker's $74 billion deal to buy biotech Celgene Corp, imperiling what would be the largest pharmaceutical acquisition of all time.
Eye discharge or excessive eye watering in newborns often indicates a blocked tear duct. The blockage is usually harmless and tends to resolve on its own. However, if there is also redness, swelling, or tenderness in the eye area, this may signify an infection that requires prompt medical treatment. Learn more here.