Agence France-Presse, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Thu, 08/20/2015 4:54 PM
MERS coronavirus infections have soared in Saudi Arabia ahead of the
hajj pilgrimage, forcing the closure of a major hospital's emergency
ward in Riyadh and killing three people, officials and the press said.
Collin Binkley and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press, Boston | Tue, 08/11/2015 2:14 PM
The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate
about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but
U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop
vaccines and seek treatments for a host of ailments, from vision loss
and neurological disorders to cancer and AIDS.
Agence France-Presse, Washington, United States | Fri, 08/07/2015 9:50 AM
Most teenagers in the United States start the school day too early each
morning, robbing them of the sleep they need to concentrate properly and
remain healthy, according to a study published Thursday.
Dr. Patrick Goh, Contributor, Singapore | Wed, 05/13/2015 9:36 AM
In the last two decades, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) — a
non-invasive procedure with virtually no down-time after treatment, has
proven effective in treating certain common but troublesome tendon
conditions, such as plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow and shoulder
Dr. Richard Yuan-Tud Chen, Contributor, Singapore | Wed, 04/01/2015 9:41 AM
Eddie, who is 70, had been suffering from constant low back pain. He
took painkillers but the pain kept recurring. When he finally decided to
consult his doctor, an X-ray showed a compression fracture in a
vertebra in his lower spine.