(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xolair as the first and only medicine for people with one or more food allergies after the clinical trial data for the injectable asthma medication showed it helped people curb food-related allergic reactions."The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than a month after a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas ended, the Israeli military continues its bombardment of the neighboring Gaza Strip.The end of the cease-fire came after Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that governs Gaza, freed over 100... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pharmacies have announced they are dropping their restrictions on how much over-the-counter cold medication for children that customers can buy.Due to a respiratory virus season that began earlier than usual -- followed by an earlier and unprecedented demand of certain medications... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over the past few weeks, reports have emerged of sporadic shortages of over-the-counter children's medications including Children's Tylenol, Motrin and ibuprofen in some locations.It comes amid a respiratory virus season that started earlier than usual with the highest number of flu... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Parents and medical providers are being called on to be careful with prescription cough medication as overdoses among children are on the rise.Calls to poison control centers in the United States reporting the ingestion of prescription cough medicine by children rose... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Feeding a baby is something a parent must do multiple times a day, every day, and yet it can be one of the most confusing and stressful things that any parent does.Before the recent headlines of a baby formula shortage, parents... Read More.
(STOCKHOLM) -- A Swedish scientist won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this week for his work in evolution.The committee awarded Svante Pääbo, director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, "for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct... Read More.
No, it's not a Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman reboot, but it's close: ABC Audio has confirmed that Jane Seymour and her former co-star Joe Lando are getting back together for a Lifetime Christmas movie.As part of the network's It's A Wonderful Lifetime line-up, the... Read More.
(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A North Korean defector group in Seoul claimed on Tuesday to have launched air balloons carrying medical supplies near the inter-Korean border.The Fighters for Free North Korea, an activist group of North Korean defectors who send anti-propaganda leaflets across the... Read More.