A baby has been born from an embryo frozen for nearly 25 years – possibly the longest gap between conception and birth since IVF began. The embryo was donated by a family in the US and has become the first...
U.S. President Donald Trump could live up to 200 years if he had maintained a healthier diet over the past 20 years, White House physician, Dr Ronny Jackson, said. Jackson said, while presenting the outcome of Trump’s medical fitness, that...
Girls in an isolated Caribbean village become male and grow penises when they hit puberty due to a rare genetic disorder. It is estimated that one in 90 children born in Salinas in the Dominican Republic make the transition by...
United States (U.S.) regulators have ordered an immediate ban on prescribing a common blood pressure drug made in China over fears it could be carcinogenic. An investigation has shown that, due to a change in manufacturing techniques, an organic chemical...
A Texas man has died two months after contracting a flesh-eating bacterium through a new tattoo on his leg, medical officials say. The man, who has not been identified, had received a tattoo with the words "Jesus is my life"...
American scientists have developed the first ever high-throughput, genome-scale, imaging-based platform to investigate protein stability, providing novel therapeutic possibilities for treating HIV, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. The study, published on Tuesday in the journal Cell Reports, involved a platform named...
A U.S. appeals court has thrown out a ban on sales of Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals's cholesterol-lowering drug Praluent, in a closely watched case that could have broad implications for drug development. Shares of Regeneron were halted Thursday morning, while Amgenshares declined 1.6...
U.S. President Donald Trump will move his attention to overhaul the U.S. tax code on Wednesday after health care failure. Republican Party looks for a legislative victory in the face of repeated failures to repeal health care reforms instituted...
Medical experts have spoken out about how angry and dismayed they are by the treatment of Alfie Evans' family and doctors. 23-month-old Alfie Evans has become a famous cause both in the UK and across the world amid arguments about...
Three scientists who unravelled how our bodies tell time have won the 2017 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. The body clock - or circadian rhythm - is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives...