Researchers say ivermectin, a drug designed to fight parasitic worms, could also help fight the spread of malaria.
Artificial skin you can feel, and hopeful signs about reversing Parkinson's.
For every additional 80 minutes you spend sitting, your risk of kidney disease shoots up.
Minority groups continue to be left out of clinical trials—and left to suffer overall worse medical care.
African-American men were included as part of clinical testing but excluded from treatment.
A team of scientists has developed a special "skin" for robotic limbs that transfers sensory signals to the brain.
Every American should be screened regularly for hypertension, says a panel of experts.
Laws protecting the patient-provider relationship keep decisions in the examination room, not the Capitol.
Drs. Joshua D. Shiffman and Matthew Breen answer questions submitted using hashtag #CancerQs.
Some of the best medicine is being practiced by doctors whose patients aren't human.
Two large studies found that smoking is the cause of 20 percent of all adult male deaths in the country.
Some species get cancer all the time; others, rarely at all. A young researcher in Salt Lake City is trying to figure out why.
The work of Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and Turkish-born Aziz Sancar has given insight into cancer treatments.
The Nobel Assembly said the impact of the discoveries 'in terms of improved human health and reduced suffering are immeasurable.'
A medication used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients appears to cause structural changes in sperm and reversible infertility.
Medical practices spend 20 hours a week helping patients with the prior authorization process.
Academics serving on boards of companies received a total of $54 million in 2013.
The hoped-for revolution brought by medication abortion remains unrealized.
Researchers are investigating centuries-old alcoholic beverages for potential medicines.