A Kenyan judge orders that officials from the national doctors’ union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, researchers discover the hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
A Yale study has found that one in four teens have tried an alternative vaping technique which health experts warn is potentially dangerous.
Trumps calls on pharmaceutical execs to cut prices and move production back to U.S. and vows to work to streamline FDA approval process.
Authorities in Zimbabwe have ordered street food and produce vendors operating in the capital, Harare to cease operations in efforts to curb a typhoid outbreak.
New U.S. guidelines advise parents to feed their babies peanut products – though never whole peanuts – to help lower the risk of developing potentially life-threatening allergies. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading
The dirt of New York City parks may seem an unlikely way to benefit modern medicine, but scientists in an Upper East Side university lab in Manhattan say they found genes from the dirt’s bacteria that could lead to use in antibiotics and anti-cancer treatments.
At least 40 residents of the Siberian city of Irkutsk have died after drinking bath oil, Russian investigators say. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading
Cells that undergo a near-death experience but refuse to die could be responsible for helping cancer spread in the body.
The U.S. surgeon general is calling for action on the use of e-cigarettes among young people, and has released a report emphasizing its harmful effects.