President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare overhaul on Monday went before the U.S. Supreme Court where the nine justices began hearing arguments in a historic test of the law's validity under the U.S. Constitution.
Supreme Court hears arguments on it
In 2005, the British medical journal The Lancet attacked the use of homeopathic treatments saying that doctors should be honest about homeopathy's lack of benefit.
Stem cells derived from a patient's bone marrow can help treat severe heart failure, but the results are even better when they are taken from fat
You’re hiking along a trail with your buddy when a mountain lion darts out from the bushes, leaps onto your friend, and sinks its teeth into his leg.
Common cancer treatments nowadays include not just radiation, surgery, and infusion chemotherapy treatments, but also pills that patients take every day for weeks, months, or even years.
Bob Landorf walked miles during his hospital stay, dragging his IV pole along, too, on a mission to upend disturbing statistics for patients his age.
After months of Republican presidential candidates embarrassing themselves and the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt with religious zealotry dominating the primary season, the relentless assault on a woman's health care choices can be e
A retired Korean law enforcement officer who authorities say was found with nearly 40,000 fake Viagra and other erectile dysfunction pills in his luggage at the Los Angeles International Airport was charged on Wednesday with trafficking in counterfei
New scheme called 'Life End' will respond to sick people whose own doctors have refused to help them end their lives at home
Joint implants should always be made of materials like titanium, so they can last the lifetime of the patient ... right?
There's no cure for Ebola. But a group of scientists is exploring whether some drugs already approved to treat cancer might help tame the virus.
The Obama Administration plans to force active duty service members and veterans off the military’s current health care plan, Tricare, and into ObamaCare’s state-run healthcare exchanges by increasing Tricare premiums between 30 percent to 78 percent
Obama to cut healthcare benefits for active duty and retired US military
When a nerve is injured, it's often hard to get it to regrow fast enough to restore function.
Loss of an extraordinary woman
The U.S. Army is investigating suggestions that diagnoses of posttraumatic stress disorder in 14 soldiers were changed to limit their eligibility for disability benefits.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has scheduled a hearing for tomorrow on women's health to hear from the woman who was not allowed to testify at Chairman Darrell Issa's all-male hearing last week.
Hepatitis C mortality rates surpassed HIV mortality rates in the United States in 2007, researchers said earlier this week.
For the past 12 years, University of Florida researchers at the Powell Gene Therapy Center have pioneered gene therapies aimed at helping patients with inherited blindness and paralyzing neuromuscular diseases.
apceth GmbH & Co. KG, located in Munich, Germany, and Indivumed GmbH, based in Hamburg, Germany, have entered into a partnership for the development of a predominantly tissue-based biomarker strategy for the treatment of solid cancers with cellular a
Instead of running away from Santorum, many Republicans are running toward him -- once again, failing to get the memo on when to stop.
When we talk about reproductive health in popular culture, as progressives, we mostly talk about the essential invisibility of abortion.
Many religious conservatives understandably are upset with the latest Obamacare mandate, which will require religious employers (including Catholic employers) to provide birth control to workers receiving healthcare benefits.
People rightly flipped out across the internet last month over news that the Swedish parliament would not be repealing a barbaric law that forces sterilization on trans people seeking to change their gender on legal documents. While it's despicable t
From the time the law known as Obamacare was introduced in 2009, there has been some debate over the federal mandate that individuals must own a health insurance policy that has federal approval. More recently the debate has centered around a provisi
A new study concluded abortion rates are higher in countries where the procedure is illegal and nearly half of all abortions worldwide are unsafe, with the vast majority in developing countries.
Groundbreaking new research has linked sodium fluoride to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide
Its called HELIUS which means "the personification of the sun god." (according to wikipedia) An edible microchip will be included with each group of a patient's pills.A patch on the skin will pick up a signal once it's swallowed and relay this to
What if the lenses could look inside of you to diagnose, monitor and even treat disease? Sound far-fetched? Well, it may not be too far away.