Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes announced Thursday that her company’s finger-stick blood test has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration. In February, Stanford School of Medicine professor John Ioannidis singled out the company for what he called “stealth research.“
Researchers say liraglutide, developed as a treatment for for diabetes type 2, helps patients lose weight.
Using extreme language -- from Jim Carrey’s Twitter rant to death threats to lawmakers -- opponents to California’s new mandatory vaccine law are pushing back.
After at least 14 deaths of athletes due to drinking too much water or sports drinks, a panel has issued new guidelines hat tell athletes to drink only when they are thirsty.
The milestone is a key step toward eradicating the virus even without a cure, an idea that was once considered a pipe dream but that in recent goals has been considered a realistic goal by world leaders.
Health officials said a 17-year-old has died of the illness.
Scientists have tried all kinds of strategies -- blood tests, brain imaging -- but the one that seems most promising may be a simple memory test.
A large study has found a link between citrus consumption and melanoma but some nutrition scientists are skeptical.
Initiatives to put machines alongside doctors raise alarms about software accessing personal data.
The Napster co-founder says he approaches philanthropic projects like startups.