St. Louis, Missouri - After three strokes that left the right side of his body paralyzed, Rick Arnold told his wife Kim that he had just one wish. “All I really wanted to do was to be able to hold her
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended the approval of a new injectable drug that could help prevent heart attacks and other cardiovascular health problems by greatly lowering cholesterol.
And football helmets only protect against the big ones Your brain is an extremely sensitive organ—little bumps that may cause temporary injuries elsewhere on the body can have lasting damage in the brain.
The miracle of life, with a little help from science A woman in Belgium thought to be infertile has become the first to give birth after receiving a transplant of her own ovarian tissue, according to article
Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and
A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works. Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was
The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster? The happiest man in the world
Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound. “Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?” Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services to
(CNN) — Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent
The American diet is under the microscope. Beyond the obesity epidemic, scientists are linking the foods we eat to everything from the quality of our sleep to serious mental health issues like depression.
Like Sofia Vergara, my ex and I signed paperwork to give us equal rights over our frozen embryos. After we broke up, he wanted to dictate when I could parent Eight years ago, I unthinkingly gave a man
You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you. New research on women finds that some
Medicine has changed a lot in the past 100 years. But medical training hasn't — until now. Spurred by the need to train a different type of doctor, some top medical schools around the U.S. are tearing
The crystal ball of science If you could find out your baby’s future health problems right after he or she was born, would you want to know? Some new parents will get to make that decision soon. This doctors
California pharmacists can hand out an overdose antidote to patients on powerful painkillers without requiring a prescription under new rules aimed at curbing drug-related fatalities. Pharmacists in the
Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the for
Critics warned that China was becoming the ‘Wild West’ of genetic research China has been ordered to ‘rein in’ scientists who have edited the DNA of human embryos for the first time, a practice banned
The simple act of thinking can accelerate the growth of many brain tumors. That's the conclusion of a paper in Cell published Thursday that showed how activity in the cerebral cortex affected high-grade
Rumors that this research was underway turn out to be true Rumors have been buzzing for months that a team of Chinese researchers was intending to edit the genes of a human embryo. According to a study