PARIS France's beloved bread loaf, the baguette, may be about to lose some of its bite, with politicians looking into the health risks of additives set to propose legislation forcing bakers and processed food makers more generally to slash salt content.
(Reuters Health) - Eisai's weight loss drug lorcaserin does not increase people's risk of major cardiovascular events, according to data from a study of 12,000 overweight or obese patients.
Jess Searle has a type of cerebral palsy that means she has always struggled with handheld devices or game consoles. | Video
The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proposal to restrict health clinics and programs that receive government funding from referring women to receive abortions. | Video
The family of Swedish DJ Avicii, who was found dead last week in Oman at the age of 28, said on Thursday that he struggled with life and "could not go on any longer."
A New York nanny was found guilty on Wednesday of stabbing to death two children in her care at their luxury Manhattan apartment, in a case that drew national headlines. | Video
VIENNA Conchita Wurst, the bearded Austrian drag
queen who became a gay rights icon after winning the Eurovision
Song Contest in 2014, said in an Instagram post late on Sunday
that she is HIV-positive.
South Africa's health minister expects the infections from the worst listeria outbreak in history that has killed 180 people since January last year to increase and warned that there could also be other cases in the southern Africa region.
Adults who get a flu shot are 36 percent less likely to get the disease, while for children the figure was an unexpectedly high 59 percent, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, predicting that the current "intense" season could continue for weeks. | Video