Facing increased pressure from Democrats in Congress, the Food and Drug Administration began to officially reconsider its policy limiting blood donations from gay and bisexual men on Tuesday, NBC News reported.
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 09:11 PM CDT
Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Disease Discovery: Paper
The ice bucket challenge became a phenomenon in the of summer 2014, and the boost in funding it brought about helped lead to a significant discovery in the study of the ALS disease, according to a paper...
The Food and Drug Administration strengthened warnings on a class of antibiotics, calling it too strong to be used for sinus infections, bronchitis and simple urinary tract infections.
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:02 PM CDT
NJ Nurse Repeatedly Stabs Boy With Autism With Needle: AG
New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing a boy with autism with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation.
A North Texas girl is taking her cancer fight to Washington, D.C.
Nine-year-old Sadie Keller is battling leukemia. For the last year NBC 5 has covered how she video-blogged her cancer treatment and raised more...
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 05:07 PM CDT
'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study
Almost a third of college students say they’ve taken part in practices dubbed “drunkorexia,” according to a recent study, NBC News reported.
That’s the name for behaviors such as skipping meals or heavy...
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:22 AM CDT
Fla. Mosquitoes Tested for Zika to Confirm 1st Bites by US Insects
Florida health officials are conducting tests in two possible non-travel related cases of Zika, either of which would be the first direct mosquito infection of the virus in the continental United States.