Scientists conducting a major trial of a therapy that replaces the faulty gene responsible for cystic fibrosis say the treatment has showed significant benefit for the first time in patients' lung function.
03 Jul 2015 07:00
A previously undetected measles infection was found by an autopsy to be the underlying cause of a Washington state woman's death this spring, marking the first known U.S. fatality from the disease in 12 years, public health officials said on Thursday.
03 Jul 2015 05:10
In a new position paper, the American College of Physicians (ACP) lays out six strategies for bringing mental health and substance abuse care into primary care to better treat each patient as “a whole person.”
03 Jul 2015 04:15
U.S. health insurer Centene Corp will buy smaller rival Health Net Inc for US$6.3 billion, underscoring the healthcare industry's rush to bulk up to negotiate better prices with suppliers and hospitals, and attract new customers.
03 Jul 2015 03:33
Health authorities on Thursday (Jul 2) announced the first US death from measles in 12 years, after an autopsy showed a woman's fatal pneumonia was caused by the contagious disease.