Blocking Melanoma's Escape: How Personalized Trials in Avatars Break Therapy Resistance in Relapsed Cancers
By utilizing a revolutionary method that allows mice to serve as "avatars" for patients, scientists at The Wistar Institute have shown that a...
Foot blisters: to pop or not to pop?
Q&A with Dr. Manny: I always thought it was best to leave blisters alone, but my fiancé keeps telling me to pop them. What's really the best way to...
Grandmother acting as surrogate delivers healthy granddaughter
A Texas grandmother who acted as a surrogate for her own daughter and son-in-law has given birth to a healthy baby girl.
UNC Lineberger Researchers Uncover Promising Direction for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancers Driven by KRAS Mutation
In the journal Cancer Cell, UNC Lineberger researchers report findings of a promising strategy to treat KRAS-mutant pancreatic cancers....
Fitbit being sued for faulty heart rate tracking
Fitbit, the popular brand of fitness trackers, is facing a class-action lawsuit over faulty heart rate monitor results.
Woman weighing more than 750 pounds makes online plea for help
An Argentinian woman who weighs more than 750 pounds is making an online plea for help from medical officials who she claims refuse to help after...
Restoring lost movement from stroke may be possible, study suggests
Scientists have long thought that motor function lost from a stroke can’t be restored, but a new animal study suggests inducing a second stroke may...
Unravelling the Genetics of Pregnancy and Heart Failure
Scientists have found that women who suffer unexplained heart failure towards the end of pregnancy or shortly after giving birth share certain...
Doctor who collapsed after 16-hour surgery praised for saving patient's mangled hand
The Web in China is abuzz with praise for a doctor who recently collapsed after rushing to the hospital to operate on a patient who had severed his...
Cancer now No. 1 killer in 22 US states, ahead of heart disease
Cancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.
Australian mom defends 3-year-old son's 6-pack abs
Photos of a 3-year-old with six-pack abs and toned biceps may seem startling to some people, but the boy’s mother insists it’s the result of her...
Fitness coach's body-confidence photo goes viral on Facebook
A photo posted by an online health and fitness personality has gone viral for its message of self-empowerment and body confidence.