Former NFLer Larry Johnson believes he's living with CTE
Former NFL running back Larry Johnson said he has no memory of two full seasons, and that he’s considered violence toward others and himself as a...
9-year-old donates life savings to help sick kids
A 9-year-old’s act of selfless generosity has resulted in a flurry of donations to a children’s hospital in Iowa.
Lactic Acid Bacteria Can Protect Against Influenza A Virus, Study Finds
Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A...
Racial Minorities Less Likely to See a Doctor for Psoriasis
Despite the fact that their disease may be more severe, a new study shows minorities are less likely than white Americans to see a doctor for...
Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Body Is Saved by U.K. Surgeons
Vanellope Hope Wilkins, who had her first operation within an hour of birth, is believed to be first newborn in Britain to survive the corrective...
Exercise May Aid Parkinson’s Disease, but Make It Intense
Vigorous treadmill exercise was safe and slowed progression of Parkinson’s disease, a new study reports.
Roswell Park Research Suggests New Strategy for Unleashing Cancer-Fighting Power of p53 Gene
In a new study in the journal Nature Communications, a research team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute reports their discovery of a major...
Video Game Improves Doctors' Recognition and Triage of Severe Trauma Patients
Playing an adventure video game featuring a fictitious, young emergency physician treating severe trauma patients was better than text-based...
Skin Cancer Treatment Selfie Goes Viral, Has Public Health Lessons
Researchers analyzed the impact of one viral social media post in generating awareness about skin cancer.
Doctor helps deliver former patient's baby at gas station
A routine trip to the gas station wound up turning into a work adventure for one obstetrician on Friday, as he helped a former patient deliver her...
Holiday gift guide 2017: Health & Fitness
Whether you have a fitness enthusiast, a nutritionist wannabe or a yoga guru on your shopping list, everyone can use the gift of good health. Here...
Research Reveals How Diabetes in Pregnancy Affects Baby's Heart
Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose levels -...