Another wave of states prepared to ease coronavirus restrictions on U.S. commerce this week, despite health experts warning there is still too little diagnostic testing, while the White House forecast a staggering jump in the nation’s monthly jobless rate.

Merck & Co. Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company announced medical service volunteer programs to enable employees who are licensed medical professionals to aid in the fight against COVID-19 while maintaining their base pay.

Forcing patients off opioid painkillers could sometimes do more harm than good, international medical experts warn in an open letter to health authorities.

More than 130,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV last year in Eastern Europe – the highest rate ever for the region – while the number of new cases in Western Europe declined, global public health experts said.

People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise.

April 8, 2016By Alex Keown, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff   PALO ALTO, Calif. – Embattled blood-testing company Theranos is making some moves to counter criticism lobbed at the company’s leadership and the efficacy of its testing by adding more medical experts to its advisory board and opening proprietary data to scientific reviewers. Theranos has been […]