A late-stage clinical trial has shown therapy combining Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq with two of its other drugs helped people with a form of advanced melanoma, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.
Costa Rica's President Carlos Alvarado on Thursday issued a technical decree that will allow for therapeutic abortions in the Central American nation, despite opposition from religious and conservative political groups.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted an early approval to Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's second treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted an early approval to Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
(Reuters Health) - Consumers might make healthier choices if food labels showed how many minutes of walking or running was needed to burn off calories, instead of just a calorie number, a new study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - Obese adults who diet to lose weight may be able to protect against bone thinning with resistance exercise, a recent study suggests.
U.S. health officials said on Thursday four more deaths occurred since last week from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total toll to 52.
(Reuters Health) - People whose mothers had diabetes during pregnancy may be at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease by early adulthood, a recent study suggests.
Scientists working on how to combat a highly infectious and deadly virus called Nipah, which is transmitted to humans from bats and pigs, say they have found around a dozen potential drugs that might be developed to block the disease.
Puberty is a time of significant change in the human body. We examine the first signs of puberty in males and females and the changes that each stage involves.