Republican senators are looking to go "skinny" as they struggle to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law
After seven years of campaign promises, Republican senators demonstrate they don't have the stomach to approve a straight-up repeal of "Obamacare" with a president in the White House who wou
(Reuters Health) - The percentage of Americans sickened as a result of medication errors outside of healthcare facilities doubled between 2000 and 2012, according to research highlighting the need for
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate fell short again on Wednesday in their effort to end Obamacare, rejecting a measure to repeal large portions of President Barack Obama's signature
The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement
Researchers at Ohio State University have discovered that the human heart's natural pacemaker has multiple battery back-up systems.
An unnamed patient, 36, believed to be from Berlin, who was only being kept alive by medical intervention, was able to speak in short sentences after being given the drug amantadine.
Lightweight robotic machines have been created that could help patients walk after experiencing a stroke, new prototypes developed at Harvard University have revealed.
Exosuits can be used to improve walking after stroke, say researchers. This is a critical step in de-risking exosuit technology towards real-world clinical use.
Analysis of strontium isotopes in teeth from Neolithic cattle suggest that early Europeans used different specialized herding strategies.
(Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its drug Ryanodex to treat heat stroke and requested an additional clinical trial, sen
(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said U.S. federal prosecutors served a subpoena, seeking information related to a suspected norovirus outbreak at a restaurant in Sterling, Virginia that it bri
Drug distributor McKesson, pressed by a Teamsters-led protest over its role in the U.S. opioid epidemic, will create an independent board chairman position.
Rich Roll spoke with ABC's Dan Harris for his "10% Happier" podcast.
Researchers report they have identified new drug combination is more effective and better tolerated in the treatment of metastatic renal cell cancer.
(Reuters Health) - Mothers who receive continuous support during labor from a partner, friend or hospital worker may be less likely to need pain medications or have a surgical delivery than women who
MINOT, North Dakota (Reuters) - Spring wheat crops in central and northwestern North Dakota were showing the effects of hot, dry conditions and yield prospects were down sharply from a year ago, scout
A new study suggests U.S. Army soldiers are more likely to try to kill themselves if another member of their unit has attempted suicide in the previous year.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have determined how damage to a cell's DNA can trigger inflammation often leading to the development of cancer.
Gamma-ray bursts are among the most energetic and explosive events in the universe. They are also short-lived, lasting from a few milliseconds to about a minute. This has made it tough for astronomers
Scientists have found that stem cells in the brain's hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body. The finding, made in mice, could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases
Scientists have succeeded in regenerating functional retinal cells in adult mice. Like humans, mice cannot repair damage to their retinas. However, because zebrafish can, researchers created in mice a
Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA -- a hallmark of cancer -- could help explain how the body keeps disease in check. Scientists have discovered how damage to the cell's genetic
Both sides are discussing arrangements for terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard's end of life care.
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is swimming against the tide by getting out of treatments for rare diseases at a time when rivals like Sanofi and Shire see the field as a rich seam for profits.
The legislative showdown will continue Wednesday as the Senate considers various measures to replace the health law.
(Reuters Health) - Many people with eczema, a common skin disease, may avoid creams and ointments that can help ease symptoms like itching and inflammation because they’re afraid to try topical cortic
This appears to be 2017's first instance of a mosquito spreading the virus in the United States.
This article is authored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. The mission of the Center is to discover
Cyborg tech has mostly been backroom, squishy, bloody, and experimental. Now an FDA-approved surgically implanted hearing aid connects to your standard-issue iPhone.
A judge in London says critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice to die unless his family and the hospital treating him agree on an end-of-life plan by noon on Thursday
Critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice and taken off life support unless his parents and a hospital agree on a plan that c
The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard concede that he will die in a hospice and not at home as they had previously wished.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's top court handed aboriginals a partial victory on Wednesday, ruling there was not adequate consultation on plans to conduct seismic testing for oil and gas in the north of