Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has outlined measures he would take to untangle his ties to the pharmaceutical industry if co
Grey's Anatomy star sheds light on rare condition that affects her daughter.
Kansas legislators have postponed a vote on overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded the state's Medicaid program
Dr Hannah Ryan has been suspended for a month after misleading health experts over an Ebola nurse's temperature.
Surgeons say they tried to warn of dangerous delays to emergency surgery at a children's hospital.
A recent study suggests requiring emergency medical services personnel to ask about a patient's use of blood thinners could be vital to life-saving treatment.
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson’s disease.
The first step in shaping the brain is that the neural plate, a sheet-like cell layer, curves to form the neural tube. Scientists have now shown that during the process of neural tube formation a tran
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - One of Kenya's most prominent conservationists said on Thursday she was repeatedly shot at when she ran to her baby as armed men set fire to a lodge near her home in the drought-st
Kansas' conservative governor has vetoed a bill that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law
Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is criticizing the House speaker for saying the president shouldn't work with Democrats on health care
Lack of support for mental health combined with a common fear of stigma means many do not get the treatment they need to live healthy, productive liv
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its en
Researchers hope the technology could stop the emergence of bacteria that are resistant to the drugs.
LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to $48 million in funding on Thursday to speed development of new antibiotics powerful e
(Reuters) - Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its Quarter Pounder burgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered, by mid-2018 in most of its restaurants.
A cold is never fun, but new research at Rice University suggests people who feel lonely are more miserable when they get sick.
(Reuters Health) - Just the initial hospitalizations for firearm-related injuries in the United States cost an average $735 million per year, with the government picking up a large portion of the tab,
Prevention and early detection should not be bonuses available only to those who can pay for expensive medical coverage.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed a bill that would have extended the state's health coverage for the poor under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law
Elderly residents, including two who are over 100 years old, recently evicted from the Terraces on 7th in Vancouver should be allowed to continue living there for life and all contracts with reti
When it comes to safe sex, a new study suggests middle-aged Canadians have something to learn from the younger generation.
A House Freedom Caucus member is defending the group's opposition to the failed GOP health care bill
Scientists have discovered a new relative of T. rex that is the geologically youngest species of the lineage called Daspletosaurus, the 'frightful lizards'. The new species of dinosaur, Daspletosaurus
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked being supplan
Researchers at the University of Michigan found dopamine levels drop and fluctuate during a migraine headache, a discovery that could lead to better treatment.
At a forum in Birmingham, anxious parents get some peace of mind from experts about their athletic kids
Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and f
Despite the study in one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals, and the high-profile media coverage of it: no, cancer is absolutely NOT mostly random and a product of “bad luck.” It w
The current administration is pro-job, so the loss of 50,000 jobs will be big news if funding for community health centers isn’t addressed very quickly. Congress needs to act by September 17, 2017, pr
I’ve spent much of my life in hospitals as a physician and surgeon. Recently I suffered an injury that taught me much about what it’s like to be a patient. It wasn't that I did not understand the prob
Concern about their appearance isn't the only reason women want to undergo labiaplasty, in which a surgeon reshapes their labia, the fleshy folds that enclose and protect the external genitalia.
No matter what industry you work in, there are ups and downs based on circumstances outside your control. Right now, many Americans are feeling uneasy about their health care. What can you do, as a le