Immune Cell Journey Has Bloody Consequences
Immune cells that creep across blood vessels trigger potentially fatal bleeding in platelet-deficient mice, according to a new report. If the same...
Can an infection trigger OCD?
At the age of 7, Garrett Pohlman came home from the first day of second grade and was “a totally different person,” his mother said. Garrett...
'Hacking' gut bacteria could spur new medical treatments
Faintly glowing mouse droppings are now evidence that one of the most common microbes in the human gut can be easily "hacked," or genetically...
'Alice in Wonderland Syndrome' caused by acid flashback
Lewis Carroll's delightful children's novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" turns 150 this year.
Anxious brains are inherited, study finds
The brain function that underlies anxiety and depression is inherited, a new study finds — but there is still plenty of space for experience and...
Pricey successor overtakes $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors.
EU drug regulator starts safety review of HPV vaccines
The European Medicines Agency says it has started a review of cervical cancer vaccines to see if they are linked to two rare conditions, but...
Survivors of teenage cancer struggle with jobs, emotions later in life
Even decades later, people diagnosed with cancer in their teenage years are less likely to have college degrees, to work full time, to be married...
UN envoy says Africa's Ebola outbreak not yet run its course
Africa's Ebola outbreak has not run its course and around 30 people are still getting infected each week, the United Nations' special envoy for the...
Well: Ask Well: Muscle ‘Knots’
The knots typically seemed to develop when a muscle tensed repeatedly, through overuse or slouching, causing discomfort and pain, experts said....
Well: How to Cut Children’s Screen Time? Say No to Yourself First.
Parents have a better chance of controlling their children’s addiction to texting and gaming if they set aside family times for putting down...
Is juicing raw marijuana the next green drink?
Every morning, Katie Marsh starts her day with a green smoothie— infused with cannabis.