Cancer patient gets 3-D printed rib implant
A Spanish man with a cancerous tumor in his chest wall has received a 3-D-printed titanium implant, and scientists say the device is the first of...
Researchers Assist in Landmark NIH Study Showing Intensive Blood Pressure Management May Save Lives
More intensive management of high blood pressure, below a commonly recommended blood pressure target, significantly reduces rates of...
Study backs more aggressive treatment for high blood pressure
A major new study shows treating high blood pressure more aggressively than usual cuts the risk of heart disease and death in people over age 50,...
Pilot program helps low-income preschoolers learn to like veggies
In a pilot study, the Harvest for Healthy Kids programs helped preschoolers in Head Start centers be willing to try and to like foods like...
Thousands in India die at home from abdominal conditions
Tens of thousands of people in India die at home each year of conditions such as peptic ulcer disease, appendicitis and hernias they might have...
3-month-old South Dakota twins battling same type of cancer
Three-month-old Kenedi and Kendal Breyfogle share the same eye color, the same little noses, ears and mouths, and, in many of their photos, the...
Placenta's Oxygen Tanks for Early Embryos Revealed
A new role for the placenta has been revealed by University of Manchester scientists who have identified sites which store, and gradually release,...
Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: Oysters, Antibiotics and Older Runners
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High Blood Pressure Treatment Should Be More Aggressive, Study Finds
A new study finds that bringing blood pressure down below current recommendations may greatly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke....
Teen with genetic disorder traveling to Tokyo to share story of her historic jaw surgery
A year after her groundbreaking surgery, Abby Rodgers is starting to regain her speech and can enjoy her favorite food: Texas barbecue.
Michigan man with movement disorder working to raise awareness of condition
A Michigan man suffering from a rare movement disorder said that while it causes many people to ask him if he’s in pain, he’s mostly just frustrated.
Family of Scottish teen who suffered brain damage after taking ecstasy posts video of daughter
The family of a Scottish teenager who is reportedly suffering from brain damage after taking an ecstasy pill in June has posted a video on Facebook...