Miami day care closes after 2 suspected meningitis deaths
A Miami day care center closed on Tuesday after two children died of suspected meningitis.
In U.K., Bigger Wine Glasses for Bigger Thirsts
A study by researchers at the University of Cambridge found that the average size of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in 300 years.
Teva Pharmaceuticals to Cut 14,000 Jobs in Huge Reshaping
The world’s biggest maker of generic drugs has been squeezed by increased competition and lower prices and is saddled with a large amount of debt.
Allergens Widespread in Largest Study of U.S. Homes
Allergens are widespread, but highly variable in U.S. homes, according to the nation's largest indoor allergen study to date. Researchers from the...
Researchers Identify Way to Block Malaria-Causing Parasites' Ability to Shield Themselves Against Drug Treatment
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves...
Bioluminescent Succinate Detection for Monitoring the Activity of Dioxygenases and JMJC Demethylases
A new (and freely available) original research article published ahead-of-print at SLAS Discovery Online describes a new methodology that enables...
Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought, study finds
As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier...
Study sheds light on how Zika causes nerve disorder
A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for...
Santa pays special visit to hospital's tiniest patients
Santa Claus stopped by to visit with a Texas hospital’s tiniest patients recently, as staff did their best to help spread holiday cheer.
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers
The latest national survey of adolescent drug use found declining use of most substances, including alcohol, tobacco, prescription opioids and...
40 Years After First Ebola Outbreak, Survivors Show Signs They Can Stave Off New Infection
Survivors of the first known Ebola outbreak, which occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, may be key to development of vaccines...
Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain in Heartfelt Exchange on ‘The View’
“One of the things that gave Beau courage, my word, was John,” Mr. Biden told a tearful Ms. McCain. Her father, John McCain, has the same form of...