Diana Adam, 35, and her husband wanted to have a second child this year. The timing just seemed right. She had a job as a software engineer at a big market research company near San Francisco, California, and it had good benefits -- including paid maternity leave. He was looking for a faculty position after finishing his Ph.D. in sociology but had a steady job as a lecturer at a state university. Their first child, a boy, was three.
More than 5,000 patients of a South Dakota urology clinic may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV when the facility reused single-use medical products, state health officials said Friday.
A urology center notifies patients that they may have been exposed HIV and hepatitis. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
More than 5,000 patients at a South Dakota urology clinic may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV after the facility reused single-use medical products on them, state health officials said.
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Recovering from kidney stones that sent him to the hospital twice, the actor is home now, a source tells PEOPLE
Dr. J. Stephen Jones had seven vasectomies to perform in a day.
A court upheld the convictions of two milk producers in China's tainted milk scandal, which killed at least six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 others, state-run media reported.
Should men age 50 and older have an annual PSA test for prostate cancer? One of the hottest topics in medicine ratcheted up a few degrees last week when the New England Journal of Medicine released results of two large studies. They presented a mixed picture.
One look at her photo, and you can't help but ask: How could someone so young and vibrant die so quickly from an infection?
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen looks at the signs of septicemia, which killed a Brazilian model.
The former chairwoman of China's Sanlu dairy was sentenced to life in prison and three others received death sentences Thursday in a tainted milk scandal that killed at least six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 others.
Death sentences in China milk scandal, Sanlu executive gets life. CNN's John Vause reports.
Chinese authorities have arrested 60 people in connection with the country's tainted milk scandal that killed six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 more, a provincial official told CNN Monday.
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The head of major Chinese dairy firm Sanlu Group has argued that the country's lack of regulations regarding a toxic chemical contributed to a tainted milk scandal that sickened nearly 300,000 infants, state-run media reported.
A Shijiazhuang city official announces the asset details for the Sanlu Group after it filed a bankruptcy application.
An executive of the Chinese dairy company Sanlu Group pleaded guilty Wednesday over her role in the contaminated milk scandal that sickened nearly 300,000 infants, state-run media reported.
Before middle-aged men started singing "Viva Viagra" in TV ads, before former Sen. Bob Dole appeared in its commercials in the '90s, before the blue pill with a funny name entered the public lexicon, impotence was hush-hush.
The FDA faces challenges in China after a series of quality scandals. CNN's Emily Chang reports.
Six Chinese infants may have died from consuming melamine-tainted milk powder, twice the number previously reported by the government, the Ministry of Health said Monday.
Unilever is recalling four batches of Lipton Milk Tea sold in Hong Kong and Macau after finding traces of the chemical melamine in the product, the company said Tuesday.
China's tainted milk scandal continues to grow, affecting companies in the U.S. and U.K. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.
There's little chance that tainted infant formula from China could make it onto U.S. shelves, health officials say.
A Japanese food corporation has recalled five products after determining they contained the chemical melamine that has been blamed for the deaths of four children and sickening thousands of others.
The fallout from a tainted milk scandal in China continues to spread around the globe, with tainted crackers found in South Korea, two more illnesses reported in Hong Kong and a grocery chain in Great Britain pulling Chinese products.
The head of China's quality watchdog is reported to have resigned over the tainted baby milk scandal that has killed four children and sickened nearly 53,000 others.
China says over 50,000 children have gotten sick from milk laced with a chemical. CNN's John Vause reports.
The number of children sickened by suspected melamine-tainted milk products in China has more than doubled and apparently spread beyond mainland China -- raising fears that the impact of the tainted products could be more widespread that initially thought.
Chinese officials in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported the death of a fourth baby Thursday in the country's expanding contaminated infant formula case. The tainted milk powder has already sickened more than 6,200 babies.
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A third baby has died and at least 6,200 children have fallen ill after drinking formula tainted with the same chemical involved in a massive pet food recall last year, Chinese officials said Wednesday.
Two brothers who sold fresh milk used to produce contaminated baby milk powder were arrested by Chinese investigators Monday and could face death if convicted, according to China Daily, the state-run newspaper.
Officials on Monday announced the death of a second child who consumed contaminated milk powder. More than 1,200 others have been sickened, according to China's Health Ministry.
Chinese officials said Saturday that 432 babies now have kidney stones after being fed with contaminated baby milk powder, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Although he wasn't the neighborhood Lothario, and he didn't have a significant other, Jason Eskridge opted to have a vasectomy when he was 27.
As 3D images illuminate the viewfinder, a joystick delicately maneuvers a pair of robotic arms. It may sound like a video game, but Dr. Nikhil Shah is actually performing cancer surgery.
A high-tech procedure is giving men with prostate cancer a minimally invasive treatment option. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
Kidney stones are more common in hotter climes. A new study suggests that as the climate warms in general, more and more people will develop the condition
Ask doctors if their male patients ignore big and obvious health symptoms, and they'll respond with laughter -- huge peals and guffaws.
A few months ago, Dr. David Golden says, he had to fire a patient for being obnoxious.
Common genetic variants raise a man's risk of prostate cancer -- especially in combination with family history
CNN's Judy Fortin reports on a patient with an enlarged prostate and speaks with a medical expert.
The prostate gland is an integral part of the male reproductive system. When it's enlarged, men can suffer from myriad symptoms. CNN learned more about the condition from Dr. Jacques Carter of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Which prostate cancer treatment is right for you? A new study suggests surgery may increase your chances of survival
Healthy diets almost always contain fish, a protein food with fewer calories than other meat sources. It's also one of nature's most versatile foods. As well as different species of fish, you can steam, bake, fry or poach fish. It's great raw in the form of sashimi, anchovies, carpaccio and gravlax. But there have been conflicting health messages around the benefits of eating fish.
In a packed lecture hall at Cornell University, Dr. Ash Tewari recently showed a 3D video of a robotic claw surgically removing a prostate, as medical professionals watched stoically and reporters squirmed in their seats.
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Baby Noor, the Iraqi infant born with a severe form of spina bifida, is slated to undergo surgery Monday in Atlanta to enclose her spinal column.
John Fox was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. After researching different treatments on the Internet, he elected to have laproscopic radical prostatectomy surgery -- a procedure less intrusive than traditional treatments. Here is his story:
Johnson & Johnson unveiled data for a potential treatment for male sexual dysfunction, though an analyst downplayed the effectiveness of the drug.
In April 2004, cancer specialist Dr. Jack Evjy was congratulating himself on his good health and good fortune as he approached his 70th birthday:
The Vatican says the pope has suffered cardiocirculatory collapse and septic shock. CNN's Richard Quest spoke Friday to Professor Anthony Costello, head of the Department of Urology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, to determine the seriousness of the conditions. The following is a transcript of the interview:
Pope John Paul II's condition remained "serious" early Friday, but he appeared to be responding well to antibiotic treatment for a urinary tract infection that caused him to develop a fever, a Vatican official said.
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