Research Supports Restrictions on Opioid-Containing Cough and Cold Medicines for Children
Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those...
Drug users dumping thousands of used needles in NYC parks
Junkies have been dumping some 5,000 used needles a week in parks across the Bronx — prompting desperate city officials to install dozens of...
Injectable Bandage Targets Fatal Internal Bleeding
Products are available to quickly seal surface wounds, but rapidly stopping fatal internal bleeding has proven more difficult. Now, biomedical...
Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You
A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical...
Michael Jackson's Antigravity Tilt--Talent, Magic, or a Bit of Both?
Three neurosurgeons from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India, set out to examine Michael Jackson's...
How Bacteria Behave Differently in Humans Compared to the Lab
Most of what we know today about deadly bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa was obtained from studies done in laboratory settings. Research...
Doctors: The Doctor Is Cooking
Here we were, 80 eager physicians from across North America in a large teaching kitchen in northern California.
Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith Sues U.S.A. Swimming, Claiming It Ignored Sex Abuse
The swimmer said in February that her former coach, Sean Hutchison, began grooming her at age 13 and abusing her at 16. He has denied the allegations.
Pregnant Smokers May Reduce Harm Done to Baby's Lungs by Taking Vitamin C
Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby's lungs by taking vitamin C, according...
Palliative Care May Reduce Suicide Risk in Veterans with Advanced Lung Cancer
Palliative care appears to reduce the risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, according to new research presented...
Matter: Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.
The genome obviously varies from person to person. But it can also vary from cell to cell, even within the same individual. The implications of...
5 Connecticut students hospitalized after eating 'tainted' cookies
A 15-year-old girl was arrested on Monday when five of her classmates were sent to the hospital after she allegedly gave them cookies laced with a...