While "Medicare-for-all" is set to become a 2020 Democratic talking point, support for the universal healthcare scheme crumbles when people are asked if they'd be willing to pay higher taxes or put up with delays in treatment to get it, according to
Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era.
A cough expert explains why chocolate could be the answer for calming coughs
A San Francisco hospital named after Mark Zuckerberg is offsetting its public healthcare costs by sending expensive bills to privately-insured patients, according to a media report.
Artificial intelligence could one day change the lives of people facing an Alzheimer's diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at UC, San Francisco.
They work in hotel rooms, Airbnbs and secondhand RVs just over the state line, so that women can give birth on their own terms
Could the secret to eternal youth be found in blood transfusions from young people?
A new precision laser beam that heats and obliterates previously inoperable brain tumours has been used on the first British patient.
Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can't touch, so why isn't it being used today? In recent years, we've focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role
"In healthy cells, these methyl groups are spread out across the genome, but the genomes of cancer cells are essentially barren except for intense clusters of methyl groups at very specific locations," said Dr. Laura Carrascosa, one of the Univer
A California man literally coughed up part of his lung after he was hospitalized for heart palpitations.
The excellent British online magazine Spiked recently published this article warning about deteriorating attitudes toward elderly people in the UK. As the article points out, there is more to the problem than logistical and financial concerns about
The experienced physician will know that throwing treatments at a patient who has initially been diagnosed with CaP may both satisfy his initial expectation in seeking a naturopathic doctor and reduce his initial anxiety by immediately "doing somet
Garlic is a great example of a food whose symbolism and meaning are founded on facts. Ancient civilizations believed the odorous bulb to be a symbol of protection (be it from demons or vampires) and indeed, modern science is stating that garlic displ
Needless to say, the idea that the US has a "free market" in health care is pure fantasy. The so-called safety net is huge, expensive, and dominates the industry. With so many Baby Boomers going on Medicare in the near future, and with continued ex
Privacy advocates have raised concerns about patients' data after Google said it would take control of its subsidiary DeepMind's healthcare division.
US states continue to expand Medicaid, and it's happening even in so-called "red states."
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient and one that can be synthesized by our body when sunlight hits our skin.
Currently, if someone has a damaged cornea (the surface of the eye), it's covered with a "bandage" made from the amniotic membrane of human placentas.
A new study explores a biological approach to directing nanocarriers loaded with protein "game changers" to specific cells.
When the retrovirus infects a host, it integrates its DNA into the DNA of the host cell, which allows the retrovirus to replicate itself and spread through the host. As more and more cells are infected, you become increasingly sicker.
Gerald, stood out among the rest and offered some great information on the treatment of spider bites (This information saved my vacation, at least, last year and we are starting to get a lot of hits on this story... that time of year I guess)
More than 175 million health care records have been breached since 2010, and they're getting more vulnerable every year, according to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
When you think of turpentine, you probably think of a common paint thinner found in hardware stores.
A federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered that the government and its insurers must pay for transition procedures for transgender state employees.
Eagle, CO -- Fourth-grader Quintin Lovato suffers from epilepsy and Tourette's syndrome, and for most of his life, these conditions have made living a normal life nearly impossible for him.
According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos survey, 70 percent of Americans, including about 50 percent of Republicans, support Medicare for all, the latest incarnation of single-payer health care. Republican support for a health plan labeled "Medicare for