The five month countdown to the Rio Olympics has begun, and recent doping scandals have many concerned that athletes won't be competing clean. The international anti-doping system is built to flush out...
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 05:52 PM PDT
FDA Grants Use of Experimental Blood Test for Zika Screening
A test that has been a staple in fertility clinics is now being used to help women predict their fertility, NBC News reported.
The test, now being called the “baby deadline test,” is a simple blood analysis...
The Zika virus can cause brain damage to a fetus, despite normal ultrasound results early in pregnancy, according to a new study, NBC News reported.
There were no telltale signs of birth defects when...
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 12:58 PM PDT
Hopkins Begins Nation's First HIV-Positive Organ Transplant
Surgeons in Baltimore for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients, a long-awaited new option for patients with the AIDS virus whose kidneys or livers...
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:21 AM PDT
New Abortion Drug Label Could Undo Several State Laws
The governor signed a bill Monday that makes Utah the first state to require doctors to give anesthesia to women having an abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy or later.
The bill signed by Republican Gov.
Campbell Soup Co. will stop using the chemical Bisphenol A in its canned products by the middle of next year to reassure consumers worried that the substance may harm their health.
The pledge announced...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning couples who have been exposed to the Zika virus they may need to wait up to six months before trying to conceive, NBC News reported.
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 at 04:01 PM PDT
Wildlife Protection Agencies Warn of 'Nurdle' Problem