On June 19, an 18-year-old teen from Ohio died after contracting an infection caused by a rare brain-eating amoeba.
Josh Marshall won St. Baldrick’s Foundation #BestBaldDad Contest for childhood cancer for going bald and getting a tattoo resembling his son’s brain surgery scar.
The odds were stacked against a little boy who was born with his brain outside his skull, but he is triumphing, thanks to a groundbreaking procedure.
A Russian robot with artificial intelligence escaped for a SECOND time this week, and now its handlers are thinking of scrapping it.
Ten pregnant women in the Dallas area are suspected to have Zika, though none of them have developed it from a mosquito bite while in Texas.
Some UK news outlets are saying medications used for diabetes could stop the effects of dementia, but the National Health Services is warning the public against the hype.
Researchers have discovered a “chatty” gene that makes people more sociable. Scientists say it could lead to new treatments for autism and other social disorders.
Women may now be able to order birth control from their local pharmacy or even straight to their home address by simply using a new app.
The National Frozen Food Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of some of its frozen peas and mixed vegetables due to a possible listeria contamination.
Brian Parrott, 50, from San Jacinto, Texas is now in the hospital struggling to survive after contracting flesh-eating bacteria believed to be vibrio.
Exercise has long been associated with good brain health, but a new study shows that working out shortly after studying may help you retain memories.
An inexpensive, simple test could help doctors determine whether a patient is at risk of having a heart attack within the next 5 years.
A new study shows that when a drug company gives a doctor just 1 free, cheap meal, it influences the doctor to prescribe the company’s promoted drug.
Starting this week, people who search symptoms on Google using the mobile site, or its iOS and Android apps, will find more specific, relevant information.
Two pharmaceutical companies have confirmed that human trials for a Zika vaccine will begin within the next few weeks.
A yellow fever epidemic has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with 67 confirmed cases and 1000 suspected. There have been 5 deaths so far.
Recent research is showing memory can be rebuilt and symptoms of Alzheimer’s can actually be reversed if patients follow a specific protocol.