Woman gives birth to her identical twin’s baby
After finding out her identical twin sister was unable to have a baby, a Long Island, New York, woman offered to carry her sister’s baby.
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline shuts down North Carolina plant over Legionnaires' bacteria
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline shut down a plant Tuesday that produces inhaled medications after discovering the bacteria that causes Legionnaire's...
A Milestone in Africa: One Year Without a Case of Polio
Health experts are quietly celebrating, while remaining on guard for a possible resurgence of a formerly widespread disease....
Kim Kardashian in hot water with FDA over drug promotion
Reality TV Star Kim Kardashian West has drawn critics for everything from her selfies to her fashion choices.
Receptors in Brain Linked to Schizophrenia, Autism
Mice lacking a set of receptors in one type of neuron in the brain developed compulsive, anti-social behaviors, Salk scientists found
New Biomarkers Show Exercise Helps Reduce Daytime Sleep Disorder
Aerobic exercise can help alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness among depressed individuals, researchers with UT Southwestern Medical Center's...
Early Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation, Before Clinical Triggers Emerge, Has Best Outcomes
About 2% of the U.S. population has mitral valve regurgitation, which left untreated, can remain mild or lead to arrhythmia or heart failure....
Music may help people with epilepsy
When listening to music, brainwave patterns of people with epilepsy are different from those who do not have the disorder, according to research...
High risk medical devices backed by few studies
Many high-risk therapeutic devices get Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval with only one study proving their safety and efficacy before...
Scientists say your butt alone doesn't make you attractive
Your shapely derriere alone isn't what makes you attractive, or so suggests a new study.
Man posts photo of self in coma as drugs warning
Several people fell seriously ill at the Kendal Calling music festival in the UK late last month, and one of them has posted a sobering photo of...
Flashlight inserted through rectum removed from man’s abdomen
In just over two hours, doctors in China removed a flashlight from a man’s abdomen after he was admitted to the hospital complaining about lower...