Insurers Battle Families Over Costly Drug for Fatal Disease
The case of Exondys 51 poses emotionally charged issues for families of young boys with a rare illness, who are fighting companies to get coverage...
14 Years Old. Losing Muscle Every Day.
Nicolas is 14 and has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is robbing him of his muscles — and his life. A new and expensive drug may help, but can...
Seafood Poisoning Bug Thwarts a Key Host Defense by Attacking the Cell's Cytoskeleton
The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell's...
She planked for one minute every hour for two weeks at work
You get surprisingly noticeable results from less than 10 minutes of planking a day
Cancer Cells May Streamline Their Genomes in Order to Proliferate More Easily
Research from the Stowers Institute provides evidence suggesting that cancer cells might streamline their genomes in order to proliferate more...
Nearly Half of US Women Don't Know Heart Disease Is Their No. 1 Killer
Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women's health and lives at greater risk, a...
Are those crazy food products on 'Shark Tank' actually healthy?
Read this before you add crickets to your diet
Lab Grown Human Colons Change Study of GI Disease
Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when...
Researchers Find Way to Better Use Current Drugs to Target Cancer
Researchers worked backwards, employing a series of drugs used in the clinic to understand a new way that cancer stem cells can be killed.
Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid
Senate Republican leaders released their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and they want to hold a vote on the measure by the end of next week.
Back Pain? Try Yoga
Yoga works as well as physical therapy for relieving back pain, a randomized trial found.
Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill
The Republican leadership in the Senate plans to unveil a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but senators remain divided over issues from...