LATEST NEWS: Bayer heart failure drug cuts deaths in mid-stage trial - (Reuters) - Bayer will move a heart failure drug into final-stage testing this year, boosting its ambitions in cardiovascular treatments after the experimental medicine showed a "striking" reduction in deaths in a mid-stage trial.
LATEST NEWS: Five more California inmates diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease - (Reuters) - Five more California inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at San Quentin State Prison, as officials work to determine the source of the outbreak and minimize its spread, the state corrections department said on Sunday.
LATEST NEWS: Dead woman tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone - FREETOWN (Reuters) - The body of a woman who died in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, less than a week after the last person confirmed to have had the disease was released from hospital, health officials said.
LATEST NEWS: Neurologist, author Oliver Sacks dies at age 82 - (Reuters) - Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, his personal assistant said.
LATEST NEWS: Ghana strike ends but election campaign to test IMF deal further - ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana faced down the first major challenge to an IMF austerity program on Monday when doctors suspended a three-week strike but a bigger test of President John Mahama's commitment will come next year as he fights for reelection.