Poor Seniors Less Likely to Survive Nursing Home After ICU Stay
A first-of-its-kind study has found that seniors who are insured by Medicaid are less likely to survive in a nursing home after an ICU stay than...
Widely Used E-cigarette Flavoring Impairs Lung Function
A new study has found that a common e-cigarette flavoring that has chemical characteristics similar to toxic chemicals found in cigarette smoke...
Researchers Image Cellular Damage Done by Diabetic Retinopathy
A new technique offers a 'molecular fingerprint' for functional groups, such as proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, which can signal the...
Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later
A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations.
2 Ebola patients die after slipping out of quarantine in Congo, officials say
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans...
Trauma doctor honored with hospital's 'Military Employee of Year Award'
An Army surgeon gearing up for his fifth deployment to the Middle East was honored on Tuesday with a New Jersey hospital’s “Military Employee of...
Donations pour in for sick veteran who tried to sell hearing aids on Facebook to pay for car
A Minnesota veteran’s offer to sell or trade his hearing aids to help pay for a wheelchair-accessible van has gone viral, resulting in a...
How a Cell Knows When To Divide
How does a cell know when to divide? We know that hundreds of genes contribute to a wave of activity linked to cell division, but to generate that...
In a Break with Dogma, Myelin Boosts Neuron Growth in Spinal Cord Injuries
In a new paper, published in the May 23 online issue of Science Translational Medicine, researchers at University of California San Diego School...
Is Fish the Food of Love, and Babies?
Eating more fish was tied to more lovemaking, and more babies.
How Nighttime Tablet and Phone Use Disturbs Sleep
When a person used an iPad instead of reading print before bedtime, he or she had a later sleep onset and suppressed levels of melatonin.
Tennessee mom who gave birth while in a coma dies 3 years after waking
A Tennessee mother who gave birth while she was in a coma died three years after she regained consciousness, her family said.