Children as young as seven apply basic laws of physics to problem-solving, rather than learning from what has previously been rewarded, suggests new research.
Less expensive care options for seniors recovering from severe and complex illnesses after hospitalization are not being utilized, according to new research.
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have elective surgery are more likely to experience delirium afterwards when they’re frail, a research review suggests.
Bipartisan group of governors working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues takes on health care; governors from Ohio, Colorado, Alaska, Nevada, Pennsylvania present their ideas
CDC officials want a new state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs
(Reuters) - KemPharm Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its opioid painkiller Apadaz for the short-term management of acute pain.
Teva Pharmaceuticals announced it would sell a “lower-cost” alternative to Syprine, an old drug that costs more than $21,000. But the new generic version costs nearly as much.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Friday approved a new drug the company claims will kill the flu virus in one day.
“I’m hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people’s thoughts,” the president said on Thursday.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway plans to spend 100 million Norwegian crowns ($13 million) to upgrade a doomsday seed vault on an Arctic island built 10 years ago to protect the world's food supplies, the gove
(Reuters Health) - People who get minimally-invasive surgery to replace damaged heart valves have an easier time completing daily tasks and a better quality of life after the procedure, a research rev
As the opioid crisis tightens its grip, an industry has sprung up to offer recovery programs for executives who seek treatment in a discreet environment.
Commercial health insurers pay less for infused chemotherapy in a physician's office than those in a hospital outpatient department, according to a study.
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court on Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics
The federal government says "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is on the hook for more than $7 million for his securities fraud conviction
A smartphone app developed at John Hopkins is effective at reducing hospital readmissions of heart attack patients, according the Baltimore healthcare system.
Erin Silverman carried a baby for her sister, Randi Fishman, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 28.
Dutch researchers found in 2016 that capsaicin, found in spicy food, can improve symptoms of a cold. However, they warned that it may cause irritation at first.
Scientists compare primitive Earth scenario with satellite Europa's conditions; the Jupiterian moon could host microorganisms at the bottom of a huge warm ocean located underneath its frozen crust.