Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said Sunday he will continue his effort to cut federal funding for the nonprofit women's health group Planned Parenthood over a dispute regarding the treatment of aborted fetal tissue.
A new kind of conducting fiber developed at the University of Texas at Dallas is being used to develop artificial muscles and capacitors that store more energy when stretched.
Let me be clear: I fully support the use of vaccines and believe they play a vital role in protecting the health of individuals and the public at large.
Small but powerful tool provides manipulation of mice's neural networks
When artist Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he refused to be a passive patient -- which, he points out, means "one who waits."
The transition to electronic medical records--the digital versions of the paper charts, billing, prescriptions, and lab work used daily in medicine--is a contentious issue among physicians.
There are countless resources on the internet now where you can get access to world class teachers on almost every topic. Many top universities have opened up their entire curriculum and video lectures to the public.
Further to the mental anguish, a lot of time in a hospital bed can bring about some agonizing physical discomfort.
Medicare To Incentivize Death By Paying Doctors For End-Of-Life Talks
Imagine if you could carry a credit card-size record of all the three billion A's, T's, C's, and G's that make up the alphabet soup of your genome.
Hydrogels have huge potential in the field of biomedicine, but aren't without their shortcomings in their existing form.
A team of researchers from the Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) has conducted a study involving the use of communications modules secreted by stem cells to help limit the damage caused by a heart attack.
New antibiotics can't come soon enough
We were told saturated fats were bad for us, that they clogged the arteries.
A group of Russian scientists have discovered a new method of DNA repair which may be able to prevent and cure neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's and even stop the process of cell death.
Women's life expectancy is increasing, but maternal health and non-communicable diseases still threaten their lives disproportionately, according to two compilations of the latest health research.
Before Auschwitz and the other death camps, the Nazis had established a policy of direct medical killing - killing arranged within medical channels, by means of medical decisions, and carried out by doctors and their assistants. The Nazis called this
Phoenix, Denver and Colorado Springs are among the top 10 best cities to retire, according to a Bankrate.com survey out today.
We can't stand the system, but we know we'd be screwed without it if we got sick. This is why discovering the long-lost art of plant medicine is so important. In search of alternatives, we have to rediscover what our ancestors knew so well...
As it stands now, U.S. healthcare will bankrupt the nation and doom it to permanent stagnation and recession.
With increased consumer interest in healthier food options, fast food chains are nixing low-quality ingredients from their menus.
Discovery of method for blocking enzyme that spreads cancer cells to bones is described as 'important progress' in prevention of secondary stage of disease
Did you know you can regenerate your tooth enamel? ...You can repair cavities - without a dentist.
The best home remedies for cataracts start with food for cataracts. The nutrients we take in help protect our cells from damage. A highlight of cataract prevention nutrition is carotenoids, the pigments that occur naturally in algae and plants.
Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Institute Ramón y Cajal for Health Research (IRYCIS) have created a new device that significantly cuts down the time required to perform a skin biopsy.
Should Make Decisions About Vaccinating Children. The vaccine choice movement claims it's not anti vaccine, but rather against being forced by the government to vaccinate children.
Homeopathy--an alternative theory of medicine founded on the notion that "like cures like"--has so far gotten a free pass in the U.S.
A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday
Getting vaccinated will feel only like a pinch, the U.S. surgeon general assured Sesame Street's "Elmo" character last week.
If you feel challenged in consuming enough vegetables, then making a small investment in a high-quality juicer is one of the best steps you can take for your health.