How this stealth STD could become the next superbug
A little-known, sometimes symptomless sexually transmitted disease is set to be the next superbug within a decade — if people don’t wise up about...
Boston researchers re-engineer cancer cells to fight off 'their own kind'
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital explores the power of gene editing to use cancer cells to kill cancer.
California woman denied manicure over lupus scars, she says: 'I've never felt more like a leper'
A Laguna Niguel, Calif., woman claims that she was denied a manicure at a local nail salon due to the inflamed skin on her hands, a result of an...
Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Nearly five months after she became one of the first American women to ever medal in a cross-country Olympic skiing event when she and teammate...
Study Reveals Opioid Patients Face Multiple Barriers To Treatment
In areas of the country disproportionately affected by the opioid crisis, treatment programs are less likely to accept patients paying through...
Researchers Turn Exercise Into a Game and See Encouraging Results
A team of University of Iowa researchers built a web-based app called MapTrek. When synced with a Fitbit, MapTrek allows users to go on virtual...
Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor's Orders.
‘Forest bathing,’ or immersing yourself in nature, is being embraced by doctors and others as a way to combat stress and improve health.
Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems
People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating...
Legionnaires' outbreak sickens 8 in NYC
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has hit Washington Heights, with eight residents sickened by the bacteria-borne illness over the past week,...
Indiana reports first hepatitis A outbreak death
Indiana has confirmed 214 outbreak-related cases of hepatitis A since November 2017.
Guardian of the Cell
Scientists have defined the structure and key features of a human immune-surveillance protein that guards against cancer and bacterial and viral...
Researchers Discover Gene That Controls Bone-to-Fat Ratio in Bone Marrow
UCLA researchers have found that the PGC-1α gene, previously known to control human metabolism, also controls the equilibrium of bone and fat in...