A Spanish hospital has successfully used stem cells culled from healthy donors to treat seven heart attack victims, in what officials said was a world first.
31 Jan 2015 04:50
President Barack Obama unveiled plans to plow US$215 million into "precision medicine" research, a field he said provided "boundless" promise for the treatment of diseases like cancer and diabetes.
29 Jan 2015 09:28
Preliminary results from a clinical trial have suggested that an Ebola vaccine is safe for use.
28 Jan 2015 19:02
Doping in sport is a public health issue because of the spread of substance abuse from elite athletes to school gyms, says the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
28 Jan 2015 14:00
Studies have suggested Malaysia is Southeast Asia's most obese nation, but fitness bootcamps and healthy meals are becoming increasingly popular there.