Babies born like this often die quickly.
There were countless medical breakthroughs in the ’40s, but some of them caused more harm than good. That’s what makes them an excellent subject for the trauma that haunts several characters in this season of “BoJack Horseman.”
Long before CRISPR triggered fears of designer babies, his mouse with an ear on its back was an icon of the power of science.
This parasite, carried by a sandfly, kills tens of thousands pf people every year. Treatment exists, but the sickness can still disfigure and kill people.
Scientists say the glue could even be injected into the body to treat deeper injuries.
As Trump cuts budgets for scientific research, China's soar.
A recent study found that women almost always refer to their colleagues with the formal title, but men introduced women as “doctor” less than half the time.
A group of psychologists say body-oriented therapies can heal the deepest layers of the brain—and they're hoping neuroscience will prove them right.
Copper has amazing medicinal properties, so why isn't it more popular in hospitals?
The EpiPen affair doesn't expose a broken system—healthcare was designed this way, with profit as the chief concern.
From maggot therapy to bloodthirsty leeches, some of today’s more experimental medical practices forget that fundamental edict about not harming patients.
The amount of medical material that is considered "basic" has grown an astonishing amount even in the last 10 years.
The popular painkiller, the main ingredient in Tylenol, made study participants less sensitive to other people’s pain, too
Drug companies are losing out in innovation because high finance prefers to fund technology.
Dispute continues over a new deal on overtime pay
Groundbreaking innovations from the last year that will change our world—and hopefully save it.
Researchers are investigating centuries-old alcoholic beverages for potential medicines.
Enemas for cancer, acupuncture for pain: Who cares if the “cures” don’t work?
A fractured regulatory system hampered by Big Pharma’s meddling has led to a growing global falsification market.