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Charlie Gard's parents want to bring him home for his final moments

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:38:17 GMT

London's Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), which is treating the terminally ill child Charlie Gard, has accused the US doctor who offered to treat him of bringing false hope to the baby's parents.(image)


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Charlie's parents give up battle to take son to US

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:46:03 GMT

The parents of the terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard have given up their legal fight over treatment for their son.(image)


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Hospital treating baby Charlie Gard gets death threats

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00:59 GMT

The London hospital where baby Charlie Gard is being treated for a rare genetic disorder has been receiving death threats.(image)


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Could Charlie Gard's case happen in the United States?

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:17:32 GMT

A beautiful boy born 11 months ago is dying in London. The world watches as his parents battle to keep their child alive. Courts will not allow the hospital to release the baby, Charlie Gard, into the parents' custody so they can travel to try an experimental treatment.(image)


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Treatment zeroes HIV transmission, vaccine shows promise

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:56:11 GMT

The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, adherence to antiretroviral drugs can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.(image)


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9-year-old in HIV remission for years

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:19:13 GMT

A 9-year-old South African boy diagnosed with HIV when he was 1 month old has been in HIV remission for 8½ years -- without regular treatment.(image)


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CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:07:31 GMT

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 110 brains of 111 deceased former NFL players that were donated to Boston University's CTE Research Center, according to a study released Tuesday by JAMA.(image)


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Statins: What happens to patients who stop taking them?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:10:25 GMT

Some patients decide to stop taking statins, a cholesterol-lowering drug, if they experience side effects. A new study tracked how they did.(image)


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Police: Parents gave newborn drugs to hide infant's addiction

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:56:30 GMT

A Utah couple told police they gave their newborn daughter a substance to hide the fact that she was born addicted to drugs.(image)


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Local veggies delivered with one click

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:42:29 GMT

As Amazon gets into the food business with the planned purchase of Whole Foods, there's a quiet, local food revolution that's been simmering on the back burner.(image)


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'Unprecedented' outbreak of dengue fever plagues Sri Lanka

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:03:31 GMT

Sri Lanka is facing an "unprecedented" outbreak of deadly dengue fever, with 296 deaths recorded and over 100,000 cases reported in 2017 alone, according to the Red Cross.(image)


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How to fight 'time famine' and boost your happiness

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:51:09 GMT

Ashley Whillans' summer started with what she calls "time famine."(image)


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Jimmy Kimmel: 3-month-old son is 'doing great' after open-heart surgery

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:29:16 GMT

Jimmy Kimmel tweeted an update and adorable photo of his baby son on Friday, more than two months after opening up about his newborn's health on his late-night talk show.(image)


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How heat stroke kills

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:00:47 GMT

Sunday's tragic discovery of dead, dying and injured undocumented immigrants, who had made the journey from Mexico to Texas crammed in the back of a sweltering metal tractor-trailer, raises many questions about heat stroke. Eight of these human trafficking victims were found dead and two died at the hospital. Twenty-eight others suffered various injuries, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The San Antonio fire chief warned Sunday that many of those who survived will have "irreversible brain damage."(image)


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Calls to poison centers about supplements up 50%, especially among kids

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:07:37 GMT

From 2005 to 2012, the rate of calls to poison control centers about dietary supplements increased by almost 50%, and most of the exposures were in children younger than 6, according to a study.(image)


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Her cancer diagnosis was no surprise -- her genetic test was

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:08:06 GMT

When Samantha Golkin-Nigliazzo was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 30, she wasn't surprised. Instead, it was the results of her subsequent genetic tests that left her in shock.(image)


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Police chief gives opioid addicts HOPE

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:05:04 GMT

A small town police chief in North Carolina runs an unique and impactful program that helps opioid addicts beat their addiction.(image)


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New Jersey raises smoking age to 21

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 17:22:47 GMT

New Jersey is set to become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21, after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Friday that hikes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19.(image)


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Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:31:40 GMT

Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.(image)


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Families facing breast cancer bond during a special vacation

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:16:01 GMT

Jeanine Patten-Coble was blindsided by her breast cancer diagnosis eight years ago.(image)


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Musician strums guitar throughout brain surgery

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:03:00 GMT

A musician played the guitar while undergoing brain surgery to fix cramping in his fingers, according to the surgeon who conducted the operation in India.(image)


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Two helicopter pilots share O.J. Simpson chase -- and gender reassignment

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:19:52 GMT

Two fiercely competitive helicopter pilots who battled to bring the world the first pictures of the O.J. Simpson car chase now find themselves on the same side of much different battle.(image)


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Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:00:42 GMT

Forty-seven people in 12 states have become infected with salmonella believed to be linked to yellow Maradol papayas, federal health officials said Friday.(image)


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The future of treatment for glioblastoma

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:04:29 GMT

After being diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer, Sen. John McCain and his family are reviewing treatment options with his doctors at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.(image)


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Coffee recalled for undeclared Viagra-like ingredient

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:52:26 GMT

A Texas-based coffee company voluntarily recalled coffee containing an ingredient similar to what's in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, the US Food and Drug Administration announced. After an FDA laboratory confirmed the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil in the grounds, Bestherbs Coffee LLC recalled all New Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee.(image)


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Boy, 6, revived with Narcan after possible opioid overdose

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:37:56 GMT

In what may be a sobering sign of the depths of the opioid crisis in New Hampshire, paramedics had to use Narcan to revive a 6-year-old boy Tuesday morning after a possible overdose.(image)


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