Q&A: A Possibly Lifesaving Guide to Heart Attacks
Some signs that you may be having a heart attack, and what you should do.
Mending Hearts: Blood Pressure, the Mystery Number
More than 58 million Americans take medicines to lower blood pressure, reducing their risk of heart attack and stroke. But experts aren’t certain...
Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam.
Researchers Find Molecular Mechanisms Within Fetal Lungs That Initiate Labor
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified two proteins in a fetus' lungs responsible for initiating the labor process,...
Cells Too Stiff to Scavenge Leads to Lupus, an Autoimmune Disease
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that...
NC shark bite victim walks for first time since attack
Twelve-year-old Kiersten Yow is walking for the first time after being bitten by a shark on June 14 in North Carolina.
Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Injections for Diabetes
Researchers at the University of North Carolina and NC State have created the first "smart insulin patch" that can detect increases in blood sugar...
California company recalls bottled water for possible E. coli contamination
A California-based water bottling company recalled 14 of its brands Monday after it detected E. coli bacteria in its water supply on Wednesday,...
Well: Surgery for Knee Pain May Not Provide Benefits
People in their 50s and older often get arthroscopic surgery for knee pain, but a new review of studies suggests that it has serious risks....
Mending Hearts: Putting Stents to the Test
Cardiologists often treat angina by opening arteries with stents, but drug therapy may be more effective.
Q&A: The Inevitability of Yellow Teeth
In addition to external factors like drinking coffee and smoking, there are at least two structural changes that contribute to discoloration....
Why anxious people may want to eat lots of pickles
People who suffer from social anxiety might want to get familiar with fermented foods.