Friend: Moses Malone saw doctor about irregular heartbeat
A friend of Moses Malone says the Hall of Fame basketball player saw a doctor about an irregular heart beat less than a week before he died.
New Ebola death reported in northern Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone on Monday announced a new Ebola death in a northern district that had gone nearly six months without reporting any infections.
Late husband added to family photos to help new mom cope
An Arizona photographer has created a memory for one of her clients that she thought she would never have – a family portrait including her late...
New study suggests bones heal differently than previously believed
It turns out that broken bones do not heal like doctors thought they did. For years it has been thought that fibrin was essential for bone repair.
The New Health Care: What I Learned While Wearing a Heart Monitor
Medical technology is increasingly effective, letting us keep track of conditions and even save lives. But there are risks in overuse, too....
Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Black Man in a White Coat,’ a Doctor Navigates Bruising Terrain
Damon Tweedy’s memoir is at once a painful self-examination and a look at the health implications of being black in a country where blacks are more...
Smokers have increased risk of tooth loss
Individuals who smoke have a higher risk of losing their teeth than non-smokers, found new research published in the Journal of Dental Research.
Drug Resistance in Cancer Patients Linked To Oxygen-Bearing Molecules in Body, Study Finds
Increased levels of certain chemically reactive, oxygen-containing molecules in the body can cause patients to become resistant to cancer drugs...
Tricycle injuries send thousands of tykes to ERs each year
Tricycles might seem pretty tame but they send thousands of kids to emergency rooms each year and are even linked to a handful of deaths, new...
'Heart in the gut': Stomach bacteria shape cardiac health
Bacteria living in a person's gastrointestinal tract can influence the health of their heart by affecting their weight, blood lipids and...
Twin moms pregnant with second set of twins
Kerri Bunker and Kelli Wall know a thing or two about twins.
DARPA is developing human bio-factories to brew lifesaving vaccines
The next factory for lifesaving drugs could be the human body itself.