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WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Primary Industries ministry said on Wednesday that an eighth farm in the country’s South Island has tested positive for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis, which can seriously affect animal health. The farm neighbors a...
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A new analysis of data at the University of Illinois suggests that encouraging children to drink water with every meal could prevent child obesity. The conclusions of Dr. Ruopeng An, a professor of kinesiology and community...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disneyland has shut down and decontaminated two cooling towers following an outbreak of Legionnaires disease that sickened 12 people, nine of them guests or employees at the theme park in Anaheim, county health officials said...
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Scientists at Rice University are perfecting a novel drug delivery system for treating cancer. The system utilizes gold nanoparticles, which, when zapped with a laser, release a drug inside the tumor cells. In recent lab tests,...
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis’s bid to move in on Bayer’s and Regeneron’s eye-drug turf was buoyed on Friday by data showing patients on the Swiss drugmaker’s new RTH258 drug showed less disease activity than those on its rivals’ drug...
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- As global temperatures continue to rise and heatwaves become more common, scientists are working to better understand the impacts on human health. According to a study published this week, the threats posed by heatwaves are surprisingly...
(Reuters) - Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, European pharmaceutical companies warned on Thursday. More than 2,600 drugs have some stage of manufacture in Britain...
Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Scientists have found a way to breath new life into old, inactive human cells. As detailed in a new paper published in the journal BMC Cell Biology, the rejuvenation technique had cells dividing within a few...
(Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical’s experimental dengue vaccine has produced promising long-term results in clinical tests, boosting the Japanese company’s global hopes for a product that will take on Sanofi’s Dengvaxia. FILE PHOTO: Workers at the new Takeda pharma factory...
Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A recent survey by researchers identified livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or LA-MRSA, in human MRSA samples. LA-MRSA is a risk for people working in close contact with livestock but not typically the general population, say researchers...

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