Silk and Ceramics Offer Hope for Long-Term Repair of Joint Injuries
Driven by the need to develop more effective therapies requiring less recovery time for common joint conditions such as osteoarthritis, an...
2 Maine students from same school district diagnosed with meningitis
School district officials in southern Maine say two students have been diagnosed with meningitis.
Makeup artist who documented 194-pound weight loss journey on social media undergoes skin surgery
A year ago, Simone Anderson, 24, found herself struggling to do everyday things like walking up the stairs.
Peyton Manning flies breast cancer patient to game
Not knowing how long she had to live, and with nothing to lose, a breast cancer patient wrote to football player Peyton Manning, sharing how he...
Study: Air pollution kills 3.3 million worldwide, may double
Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role in...
French startup claims development of in-vitro human sperm
A French startup working with a top government lab says it has developed in-vitro human sperm, claiming a breakthrough in infertility treatment...
Well: How Going Green Can Give You License to Buy Cupcakes
Could the bags we take our groceries home in affect our waistlines?
Dr. Deborah Asnis, Who Helped Uncover West Nile Outbreak in New York, Dies at 59
Dr. Asnis was credited with limiting the spread of the Western Hemisphere’s first outbreak of the virus by promptly reporting puzzling symptoms in...
Frozen giant virus still infectious after 30,000 years
It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are...
Woman donates her kidney to stranger to save his life
A retired Brooklyn teacher is getting a lifesaving new kidney on Thursday from a total stranger who just wanted to do something good for someone.
How one neurologist diagnosed with multiple sclerosis is using his experience to treat MS patients
When Vincent F. Macaluso was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in between his first and second year of medical school, his aspirations to...
For mildly obese diabetics, weight loss surgery may be helpful
The benefits of weight loss surgery for mildly obese people with type 2 diabetes can last at least five years, according to a new study.