As we age, so does our eyesight. Ophthalmologist, Dr. Larry Wood joins us today to discuss a condition called macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in senior adults.
Athletes who weren't diagnosed with concussions still showed thinking deficits after a season of hits
Study finds no evidence to support that belief
The European Food Safety Authority says the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe at the levels currently used in food and drinks.
Early studies found small improvement with combo therapy for HER2-positive disease
However, review didn't include women in their 40s, so debate may not end
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — 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.
A decision by the Indian Supreme Court to reinstate a ban on gay sex represents a "significant step backwards for India" and violates international law, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Thursday, suggesting the case be reheard. In a major blow to gay rights in the world's largest democracy, the Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a 2009 ruling by a lower court that had decriminalized gay sex. "Criminalizing private, consensual same-sex sexual conduct violates the rights to privacy and to non-discrimination enshrined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which India has ratified," Pillay said in a statement issued in Geneva. "Yesterday's Supreme Court decision in this case represents a significant step backwards for India and a blow for human rights." The top court stated that only India's government could change the law, deeming the Delhi High Court had overstepped its powers with the decision four years ago.
Apple Inc on Thursday said it sent medical experts to contractor Pegatron Corp's Shanghai factory last month after a 15-year-old employee died of pneumonia. Apple has taken various measures in response to criticism that its products were made in sweatshop-like conditions, since employee suicides at supplier Foxconn in 2010. Last year, it commissioned the Fair Labor Association to investigate suppliers' factories. "Last month we sent independent medical experts from the U.S. and China to conduct an investigation at the factory," Apple said in a statement.