- Hong Kong reports 2nd H7N9 bird flu case
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong reported its second human case of H7N9 bird flu just days after the first, raising fears that the virus is spreading beyond mainland China.
- More signs that US births may have stopped falling
ATLANTA (AP) — There's more evidence that U.S. births may be leveling off after years of decline.
- Face transplants thriving 2 years after operations
CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally.
- FDA approves breakthrough hepatitis C drug
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
- Fertility drugs lead to more big multiple births
Triplets-and-more increasingly are the result of drugs given to women to make them produce eggs — not from using multiple embryos from IVF, or lab-dish fertilization, new research shows.
- Lawyer: Detained woman awoke to find womb empty
ROME (AP) — A lawyer for an Italian forced to have a cesarean section in Britain after authorities found her mentally incompetent to make medical decisions says the woman had made it clear she wanted to return to Italy to give birth.
- Court: forced C-section was medically justified
LONDON (AP) — A newly released court judgment says that doctors were medically justified in forcing a woman to have a cesarean section last year because it was in her best interests.