Reporter : Jenna Iacurci

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

Biotech asthma drugs potentially multibillion-dollar industry

Injectable biotech asthma drugs are potentially a multi-billion dollar industry ($7.5 billion to be exact), a fact that has rivals racing to be the first to develop them.

Indian-made generic drugs cause concern for U.S. doctors

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

Indian-made generic drugs cause concern for U.S. doctors

Indian-made generic drugs have some doctors worried following various drug recalls and import bands by the Food and Drug Administration.

Demi Levato offended by Lady Gaga's 'glamorization' of eating disorders

Trending News  18 March '14

Demi Levato says Lady Gaga's SXSW performance glamorizes eating disorders

Demi Lovato said she was offended by Lady Gaga's performance at SXSW, where a performance artist vomited on the pop star, saying it "glamorized" eating disorders.

Chris Brown to remain in jail until probation hearing

Trending News  18 March '14

Chris Brown to remain in jail until probation hearing

Chris Brown was ordered by a Los Angeles judge Monday to remain in jail until his probation hearing next month after he was kicked out of a Malibu rehabilitation center.

Artificial heart maker Carmat to wait before next transplant, first patient dies

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

Carmat puts artificial heart transplants on hold after first patient dies

Carmat, the artificial heart maker, is going to wait before conducting the next human heart transplant after its first patient died, one of the company's co-founders announced Sunday.

Drug evolocumab meets trial goal for those with high genetic cholesterol

Health/Nutrition  18 March '14

LDL cholesterol reduced with experimental evolocumab drug

The Amgen Inc experimental drug evolocumab met its trial goal of reducing LDL cholesterol levels in patients who tend to have high levels of the "bad" cholesterol due to a genetic predisposition.

L'Wren Scott

Trending News  17 March '14

L'Wren Scott found hanging from doorknob in apparent suicide

L'Wren Scott, 47, was found dead hanging from her doorknob Monday morning in an apparent suicide.

Health/Nutrition  17 March '14

Archaeologists uncover earliest human skeleton with cancer

According to British archaeologists, they found the earliest human skeleton with metastatic cancer, and hope it will provide new insight into the fatal disease.

Married gay couples covered under Obamacare family plan

Health/Nutrition  17 March '14

Married gay couples covered under Obamacare family plan

Married gay couples are now covered under the family plan of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, U.S. government officials said Friday.

Former mayor Menino undergoes cancer treatment, says 'we'll get through this'

Health/Nutrition  17 March '14

Former mayor Menino undergoes cancer treatment, says 'we'll get through this'

Thomas M. Menino, former Boston mayor, has been diagnosed and is currently being treated for advanced cancer, but is positive that "We'll get through this," he told The Boston Globe.

Savannah Guthrie reveals she's pregnant at secret weekend wedding

Trending News  17 March '14

Savannah Guthrie reveals she's pregnant at secret weekend wedding

Savannah Guthrie revealed that she's pregnant with her first baby at her secret weekend wedding to fiancé Mike Feldman.

Jamie Lynn Spears

Trending News  15 March '14

Jamie Lynn Spears marries fiancé James Watson in Louisiana wedding

Jamie Lynn Spears walked down the aisle with her fiancé James Watson in her home state of Louisiana on Friday.

Chris Brown arrested for undisclosed reason

Trending News  15 March '14

Chris Brown arrested for undisclosed reason

Chris Brown was arrested on a warrant without bail for an undisclosed reason Friday, officials say.

Exercise video games boost kids' activity level: study

Health/Nutrition  15 March '14

Exercise-based video games boost kids' activity level: study

Kids who use exercise-based video games while also on a weight management program may see a boost in their activity level, a recent study found.

Trending News  15 March '14

Video of strangers kissing each other goes viral

The short video entitled "First Kiss," directed by Tatia Pilieva, shows 20 strangers pair up and kiss each other for the first time on camera - once posted, the video got over 4 million hits.

Kristin Cavallari

Trending News  14 March '14

Kristin Cavallari defends decision not to get sons vaccinated

Kristin Cavallari said she is against vaccinating her kids because she believes it is linked to autism.

Lady Gaga gets puked on at insane swine-themed Texas concert

Trending News  14 March '14

Lady Gaga gets puked on at insane swine-themed Texas concert

Lady Gaga was puked on at her theatrical road show at the SXSW music festival Thursday in Austin - on purpose.

Stroke patients lose month of life for each 15-minute delay, but drug can help

Health/Nutrition  14 March '14

Stroke patients lose month of life for each 15-minute delay, but drug can help

Stroke patients lose a month of disability-free life for each 15-minute delay in seeking help and getting treatment. But a clot-busting drug called tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, can help these stroke victims gain back this time, reports show.

Trending News  14 March '14

J.K. Rowling reveals Quidditch World Cup history

J.K. Rowling has revealed the first of her two-part reader "History of the Quidditch World Cup" on Pottermore.com, the website devoted to all things Harry Potter.

eating disorders

Health/Nutrition  14 March '14

Oxytocin 'love drug' may combat negative body perception associated with anorexia

Oxytocin, a brain chemical known as the "love drug," may possibly help treat people with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, according to research by British and Korean scientists.

Scarlett Johansson

Trending News  14 March '14

Scarlett Johansson shows off baby bump at 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' premiere

Scarlett Johansson showed off her baby bump at the "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" premiere Thursday at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles.

Blood test may help to detect concussion: study

Health/Nutrition  14 March '14

Blood test may help to detect concussion: study

A new blood test may help to detect concussion, a recent Swedish study found.

FDA panel says HPV test can be used instead of Pap smear to detect cervical cancer

Health/Nutrition  14 March '14

FDA panel says HPV test can be used instead of Pap smear to detect cervical cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously on Wednesday that a new HPV test can be used instead of a Pap smear to detect cervical cancer during the first steps of screening.

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