Health News

The Impact of the Rotavirus Vaccine
The rotavirus vaccine helped keep hundreds of thousands of children out of the hospital, according to estimates from a new study.
A Shorter Treatment for Hepatitis C
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
New Hepatitis Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat hepatitis.
Serious Infection Becoming More Common
The number of serious intestinal infection cases has increased rapidly in recent years, according to a new study.
New Antibiotic Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new antibiotic.
Zika in the US: What It Means for Babies
Pregnant women in the United States may face a higher risk for Zika virus than previously thought, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HIV Rx Goes Generic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of Truvada.
Legionnaires' Disease in Health Facilities
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that some health care facilities may pose a risk of Legionnaires' disease.
Infection Tied to Swimming May Be on the Rise
A parasite lurking in some pools and water playgrounds may be infecting people more often, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Future of Tuberculosis
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expecting the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases to increase in certain countries.