CHICAGO, May 22 (UPI) --
Nutritionists are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reject a milk industry petition to drop artificial sweeteners from front labels on containers.
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 22 (UPI) -- International health officials collaborating staved off SARS virus 10 years ago and this is needed now, the head of the World Health Organization says.
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 22 (UPI) -- Britain's chief medical officer says physicians must stop prescribing antibiotics for routine coughs and colds.
LONDON, May 22 (UPI) -- A British man made a similar decision as Angelina Jolie -- once he found he had a high risk of prostate cancer he had the gland removed, doctors say.
OXFORD, England, May 21 (UPI) -- British researchers say vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid lower levels of homocysteine, which may reduce Alzheimer's disease risk.
LONDON, May 21 (UPI) -- The number of people dying from banned synthetic drugs such as meow meow quadrupled in the past five years, British health officials say.
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 21 (UPI) -- A Tunisian man died after a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and two adults children tested positive for SARS-like virus, health officials say.
GALVESTON, Texas, May 21 (UPI) -- Too many women in Texas get an invasive surgical breast biopsy instead of the recommended non-invasive fine needle biopsy, a U.S. researcher says.
GALLUP, N.M., May 21 (UPI) -- A Navajo reservation near Gallup, N.M., had a 20 percent increase in HIV diagnoses in 2012 from 2011, a doctor says.
YONKERS, N.Y., May 20 (UPI) -- Investigators at Consumer Reports say the directions for testosterone gel say the gel is flammable until dry and avoid smoking or an open flame until dry.
ROCHESTER, Minn., May 20 (UPI) -- Regular coffee drinking is associated with a reduced risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis, an autoimmune liver disease, U.S. researchers say.
PERTH, Australia, May 20 (UPI) -- Exergaming, active console video games that track player movement to control the game, may counteract kid sedentary behaviors, Australian researchers say.
NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- U.S. men who had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder as children weighed 19 pounds more at age 41 than those with no ADHD, researchers say.
NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- This year's U.S. flu season was typical of those of the last decade, with the prevalence of flu and those who got flu shots close to average, a survey says.
ATLANTA, May 19 (UPI) -- There was a 32 percent decrease in overall bloodstream infections in dialysis patients after federal prevention guidelines were used, U.S. officials say.
BERKELEY, Calif., May 19 (UPI) -- When listening to music, human brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make people feel, U.S. researchers say.