A group of scientists reported that they successfully edited human embryo genes containing a common mutation that causes heart disease.
Doctors have come up with an innovative technology that can save children’s legs and allow them to grow up much like anyone else.
A mother in Alabama is pleading with a school board to let her terminally ill son die naturally if his heart stops at school.
A doctor has found a new way to locate cancer cells by injecting patients with a protein found in scorpion venom that creates a “tumor paint” on the borders of a cancerous mass.
At age two, Kyle Rhodes was diagnosed with a condition called alopecia areata, causing him to lose all the hair on his body by the time he was 18. Now 25, Rhodes has a full head of hair again thanks to Dr. Brett King, a dermatology professor at Yale University who successfully treated Rhodes' hair loss with a drug intended for arthritis patients.
Fears are growing about a drug-resistant bug that is being called a nightmare bacteria. Forty-four people have been infected in Illinois in the past year.
The $32 billion-a-year industry is largely unregulated, and new data indicates that nearly 20% of drug-related liver issues in hospitals stem from these questionable supplements. In some cases, the liver damage requires a transplant or turns out to be fatal. One of the most frequent culprits are over-the-counter weight loss or "fat-burning" pills.