In a warning letter sent to Johnson & Johnson's unit Animas Corp, the U.S. health regulator said the company continued to sell faulty insulin infusion pumps last year, despite being aware of its failure modes.
An experimental drug by German drug maker Bayer and Onyx Pharmaceutical Inc has improved the overall survival by 29 percent in patients suffering from colorectal cancer, who have run out of standard treatment options.
A new study shows elimination of tumor by freezing it can increase life expectancy of patients suffering from ovarian cancer that has spread to the other parts of the body and cannot be removed surgically.
A new report reveals that 45.9 million or almost 20 percent of the adult American population experienced mental illness in the past year, but a majority of them refrained from getting medical help due to lack of insurance coverage.
Next time someone gives you that jeering look while you gossip, tell them it's not such a bad habit after all. A new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that rumor-mongering can actually help lower stress, prevent exploitation and, more importantly, keep the bad guys at bay.
A multiple sclerosis drug sold by Swiss drug giant Novartis AG came under safety scanner, after an European agency said it would investigate the drug following reports of heart problems and at least one death related to it.