U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can help reduce extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups.
NEWNAN, Ga. — When Shaquita Estes was diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the hardest things she said she had to deal with was the loss of her hair from chemotherapy.
Hospital infections sicken about 2 million Americans every year and kill nearly 100,000, according to the co-author of a new study.
Dear Doctors: My sisters and I want our dad to quit smoking, but he says that he’s tried before and just can’t do it. Should he try hypnosis? Does it work?
CHICAGO — Scientist Mary Rodgers spends her days tracking killers — elusive, constantly mutating viruses that travel the globe and are responsible for illness or death in millions of people.
PHILADELPHIA — For an assignment at Bala Cynwyd Middle School when he was 11 years old, Michael Schiller wrote a 15-page autobiography. He devoted one page to his “changing point” at age 6.
Getting a good night’s rest is essential for a host of reasons. Now, new research suggests an adequate amount of deep sleep could stave off Alzheimer’s.
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a “very strong culprit.”
The first attempt in the United States to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so far, but it's too soon to know if it will improve survival, doctors reported Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials estimate that millions of cases of heart disease and other illnesses are linked to abuse and other physical and psychological harm suffered early in life.