The dangers of strep throat
In late fall and early spring, you’re probably not too concerned about catching colds and dealing with sore throats.
News Analysis: An End to Heart Disease? Not Quite
The introduction of a new class of cholesterol drugs led some experts to believe that we might be able to virtually eliminate heart attacks. But it...
Parsley and Other Plants Lend Form to Human Stem Cell Scaffolds
Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are using the decellularized husks of plants such as parsley, vanilla and orchids to form...
Studies shed light on opioid exposures among US children and young adults
Between 2000 and 2015, poison control centers in the United States received 188,468 calls about prescription opioid exposures in children and...
New Program Improves Hearing Aid Use for Older Adults
More than half of older adults have some form of hearing loss, impacting everyday life and significantly affecting their health and safety if left...
Researchers Explore a New Method to Study Cholesterol Distribution on Cells
Researchers have developed a new way of visualizing the distribution of cholesterol in cells and tissues. Their research provides insights into...
A Pocket-Sized Retina Camera, No Dilating Required
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School have developed a...
Popular Prostate Cancer Therapy Is Short, Intense and Unproved
Researchers hope a study will shed some light on a cancer treatment, using radiation, that is growing in popularity and surrounded by questions.
Woman loses fingers, toes after deadly strep throat infection
A Tennessee woman who nearly died after a rare strep throat infection said she feels lucky to have escaped missing only a few fingers and toes...
Care guidelines for cancer survivors often unclear
Treatment guidelines on care for survivors of the most common cancers often lack specifics or offer conflicting advice about when or how often to...
Officials investigating patient's death after butt lift procedure at Miami clinic
A Miami clinic is under fire after one of its patients died Thursday following a Brazilian butt lift procedure, marking the second such death in a...
When hospital inspectors are in town, fewer patients die, study says
A new study from Harvard says that medical providers make fewer mistakes when the independent body that accredits hospitals is visiting.