Medalist Study Underlines Importance of Blood Glucose Control in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
"People are living longer with type 1 diabetes, and the onset of complications is taking longer," says Hillary Keenan, Ph.D., a Joslin Diabetes...
Heart transplant recipient dies on first day of school
An hour after posing for his back-to-school photos, 13-year-old Peyton West was rushed to the hospital where he died, just five months after...
Personal Health: Fat Bias Starts Early and Takes a Serious Toll
Implicit bias can result in discrimination against people who are seriously overweight.
Back-to-School Worries for Parents? 1 in 3 Very Concerned Bullying, Cyberbullying Will Impact Their Kids
What parents are most worried about as their children prepare to head back to school.
In Tennessee, Promoting Enrollment in Tenuous Health Care Plans
Counselors are starting earlier than usual to encourage enrollment in Obamacare, even as the Trump administration works against them.
Mussel-Inspired Glue Could One Day Make Fetal Surgery Safer
Whether to perform surgery on a fetus is a heart-wrenching decision. This type of surgery involves penetrating the highly delicate amniotic sac,...
Sugars in Human Mother's Milk Are New Class of Antibacterial Agents
A new study has found that sugars in mother's' milk do not just provide nutrition for babies but also help protect them from bacterial infections,...
The New Health Care: Preventing Teen Suicide: What the Evidence Shows
Limiting access to guns, avoiding the glamorization of suicide and keeping teenagers connected would all help.
Few Women with History of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Take a Recommended Genetic Test
More than 80 percent of women living with a history of breast or ovarian cancer at high-risk of having a gene mutation have never taken the test...
Female Mouse Embryos Actively Remove Male Reproductive Systems
A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National...
Mom of 3 shocked to learn she's expecting sextuplets
An Alabama couple hoping to give their three boys a sibling turned to fertility medication after suffering a miscarriage in January, and were...
Doctors brace for rise in ER visits ahead of solar eclipse
As potentially millions of Americans travel to see the total solar eclipse on Monday (Aug.