A study published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases finds that methods to protect pregnant women from malaria are still underutilised in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A review of national control strategies by a team of ...
A series of denials and a failure to formally investigate allegations of misconduct in Andrew Wakefield's MMR research meant the public was misled about the credibility of the paper for six years.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the single largest cause of death in adults in the United States. Until recently, the genetic basis of CAD has been largely unknown, with just a few proven genes (typically genes for cholesterol ...
New research shows that starting treatment of blood pressure with two medicines rather than the one produces better and faster results and fewer side effects. The findings could change clinical practice world-wide.
The naming of a drug-resistant superbug after New Delhi unfairly stigmatised India, the editor of the medical journal that first published research into the disease has admitted.
Neurologists examining a patient with early symptoms of Parkinson's disease should ask that individual to ride a bike, according to unusual research by Dutch doctors.
(AP) -- This week more shame was heaped upon the discredited British researcher whose work gave rise to the childhood-vaccines-cause-autism movement, as a prominent medical journal published a report that the man had faked ...
A 1998 study that linked childhood autism to a vaccine was branded an "elaborate fraud" by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Thursday, but its lead author said he was the victim of a smear campaign by drug manufacturers.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research has shown that a new cancer treatment increases survival to almost 70 per cent for children whose acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) returns.
A study confirms the long-lasting benefit of radiotherapy for localized breast cancer, and reports importance of tamoxifen for reducing recurrence.