Canada will create a national drug agency to help cut the cost of prescription medications as part of a plan to broaden the state-funded healthcare program, the finance ministry said in its budget on Tuesday.
San Francisco officials on Tuesday proposed legislation that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes from companies such as Juul until a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as part of the city's efforts to tackle underage vaping.
Sinus infections are common. They cause congestion, headaches, and pain in the face. Learn about how to get rid of a sinus infection in this article.
(Reuters Health) - For morbidly obese patients having knee replacement surgery, losing at least 20 pounds beforehand leads to shorter hospital stays and lower odds of being discharged to a facility, a new study has found.
It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should be set up to ensure transparency, World Health Organization experts said on Tuesday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Sientra Inc for its silicone gel breast implants that were approved by the agency for breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures.
(Reuters Health) - A new U.S. study of groups of Latino youth with asthma sheds light on potential health disparities. Puerto Rican children were less likely than Mexican kids to use asthma inhalers regularly, researchers found.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Sientra Inc for its silicone gel breast implants that were approved by the agency for breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures.
GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday a study testing its experimental drug dostarlimab in women with recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer showed promising results.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.