Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in collaboration with scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health, National Cancer Institute, Merck and the University of California have identified a drug employed in treating certain types of lymphoma that help dislodge a hidden virus in patients receiving treatment for HIV.
Based on analyst estimates, Merck & Co. will report earnings of $1.01 a share on sales of about $12.16 billion -- an increase of 0.1 percent from the year-earlier quarter. The company posts its second-quarter earnings on Friday, before the opening bell.
‘The Bachelorette’ Season 8 Spoilers Were Right: Meet Emily Maynard’s Winner, 5 Quirky Facts About Jef Holm
It looks like the spoilers were correct: Emily Maynard of ‘The Bachelorette’ has chosen Jef Holm as her future husband in the Season 8 finale of ABC’s reality dating show.
Scientists were able to reduce and in some cases eliminate egg allergies in a small study of children -- but don't try this at home!
A 2009 clinical trial in Thailand was the first to show it was possible to prevent HIV infection in humans. Since then, discoveries have pointed to even more powerful vaccines using HIV-fighting antibodies. Now scientists believe a licensed vaccine is within reach.
Miley Cyrus Weight Loss Is ?Healthy,? Says Pilates Instructor Despite 'Anorexic', 'Too Skinny' Comments [PHOTOS]
We've all seen her in her workout gear of short shorts and skimpy midriff-baring tops, prompting many to believe that her weight loss is borderline dangerous. But despite her pin-thin frame seen in recent photos that sparked she's anorexic and she's too skinny chatter, Miley Cyrus is fit and healthy, according to her Pilates instructor and trainer, Mari Winsor.
Lone Star Tick Bite May Trigger Allergic Reaction To Meat, Symptoms Seen After Just One Bite [PHOTO]
The lone star tick is what insiders are saying is responsible for the wave of meat allergies spreading up the East Coast. Named for the white spot on its back, the lone star tick makes its mark by biting its victim and releasing saliva into the wound, which triggers an allergic reaction to meat.
From 2002 to 2010, the use of ADHD drugs grew by 46 percent, or some 800,000 prescriptions a year, researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration say.
Mary Kennedy Found Dead In Apparent Suicide, Reportedly ?Depressed And Despondent? Before Death [PHOTOS]
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife, Mary Kennedy, was found dead in her Mount Kisco, N.Y., home on in an apparent suicide by hanging, ABC News reported. The 52-year-old's body was found on Wednesday afternoon. RadarOnline.com reported that Mary Kennedy was depressed and despondent before her death.
Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator' Endorses Mitt Romney: 'He Has The Makings Of A Great Dictator,' General Aladeen Says
It's not the type of endorsement you'll see Mitt Romney tout, but General Aladeen, Sacha Baron Cohen's dictator character from the soon-to-be-released film 'The Dictator,' backed the ex-Massachusetts governor over President Barack Obama during a press conference Monday promoting the film.
Miley Cyrus is once again in the middle of a controversy. It's not her bra-less outings, too-skinny body or table dancing that is turning heads. New tweets and photos reveal that the starlet might be cutting herself.
The deportation of three wives, eighth daughters and one grandchild of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia was delayed because their passports were not ready, their lawyer said Wednesday.
An autopsy report released last week showed a 5-year-old Colorado girl died from overdosing on two different cold medicine drugs.
Researchers created stem cells that can seek out and destroy HIV in mice, giving hope that an effective cure is on the horizon.
Miley Cyrus Anorexic? Weight Loss and Thin Figure Attributed to ‘Allergy,’ Gluten-Free Diet [PHOTOS]
Miley Cyrus, who has been sporting a thin figure while wearing her barely there workout gear lately, took to Twitter to slam rumors after people pinned her extreme weight loss as anorexic as seen in paparazzi photos.
The different allergy labels in common use may be confusing consumers instead of helping them decide whether to buy a food product, a new Canadian study shows.
The final coroner's report on Whitney Houston revealed that her death was due to drowning caused by heart disease and cocaine use.
Veronica Cirella, a 31-year-old Long Island mom has been accused of killing her disabled daughter, Julie in 2011. Prosecutors state that the mom poisoned her daughter, who suffered from a peanut allergy, with M&M's that had traces of peanuts. Cirella was charged with second-degree murder this week and pleaded not guilty in the death of eight-year-old daughter.
Whitney Houston Autopsy: Final Report Finds Cocaine Throughout Her System, Spoon With White Residue in Hotel
Whitney Houston's full autopsy report noted that she had cocaine throughout her system and that detectives investigating the singer's death found white powdery substances along with a spoon with white residue in the singer's hotel room.
Women infected with two separate human immunodeficiency virus strains have a stronger immune response than women infected with a single HIV strain, a finding that could assist in producing the elusive anti-HIV vaccine, according to a new study published in the journal PLoS Pathogens.
Eye care company Bausch & Lomb (BOL) will acquire Ista Pharmaceuticals Inc for $500 million, according to a joint statement made by the two companies on Monday.
Heart Disease A Factor In Whitney Houston's Death Along With Cocaine: Why Was Cocaine Missing At The Scene?
Whitney Houston's cause of death was released yesterday, and it revealed that Houston had used cocaine before her death. The report also said Houston had 60 percent hardening of the arteries of the heart, heart disease, that could have caused the singer to have a heart attack resulting in accidental drowning.
Reports have surfaced that Australian swimsuit model, Simone Farrow, has been running an international drug ring. Her arrest comes after her month long status as a fugitive. The sensational incident is one of many that involve models and drugs.
The HIV rate of black women living in some U.S. cities is as high as the rate in some African countries, according to a new study
A Hong Kong dentist is wielding forceps to help reach for answers inside the last surviving example of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Far fewer doctors-in-training are prescribing themselves medication than in the past, suggests a new study.
Allergy sufferers - hope you enjoyed the mild winter, because experts anticipate the spring allergy season will hit earlier than usual.
Renowned and respected, Anthony Shadid of the New York Times died on Thursday of an asthma attack in Syria. The entire journalism community mourns his death, remembering him for his accurate and moving stories on the Middle East and the peoples' suffering in the region.
Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner reporting for the New York Times, died Thursday in Syria. The American reporter, of Lebanese origin, leaves behind a wife and two children.
U.S. currency apparently costs more to produce than it is actually worth. Now, President Obama is asking Congress to lower the cost of minting coins.