The U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Dawn, Dial and other household staples to prove that their products do not pose health risks to consumers.
Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
A group of German researchers have found energy drinks have an impact on the heart, but not in the way you might expect. German radiologist Dr. Jonas Doerner says energy drinks can intensify heart contractions.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago opened the Midwest's first Gender and Sex Development Program for children and adolescents with gender non-conforming behavior, as well as those born with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and other sex development conditions that can result in ambiguous genitalia.
Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.