Social media as a means of empowering patients and eliminating the mystery surrounding cochlear implants -- and the future of transparency?
The FDA is finally stepping in on the giant online pharmaceutical market.
Contagious pathogens spread and evolve in people with suppressed immune systems
Where the "goodness of the heart" can't keep up with demand, is it time to start offering more tangible incentives for organ donors?
It's so hard to look away. But you really should, at least occasionally. And "remind yourself to blink."
You can read women's political ideology in their facial features. Call it the "The Bachmann Effect."
How a local government, university, hospital, medical school, non-profit, and corporation in Bethlehem, Pennslyvania are working together.
The Pennsylvania health group that's betting on standardizing practices to improve care, and winning
For residents who remain poor, reducing poverty rates in their communities can still result in long-term health benefits.
A genealogical record of Korean eunuchs implicates the male sex hormone in diminished longevity.
Urging people to set better examples for their kids plays on a moral imperative that lies in the gray area between educating and shaming.
Enkephalin -- an endorphin-like peptide that activates cerebral opioid receptors -- contributes to what can be an intense drive to keep eating, by the same mechanism that narcotics kill pain.
We may be more open-minded than we care to think.
You think your tastes are your own, but it may actually be that a hormone is making members of a group share the same preferences.
The latest from the 5th International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health
Who's watching the health care professionals? A Johns Hopkins surgeon calls for a major paradigm shift.
Adolescents who were restrained by electroshock weapons did not sustain any serious injuries.
Knocking out a stomach hormone curbs food intake, but it also leads to a more anxiety-ridden response to stress.
Slogans that stigmatize obesity don't get their message across and may do more harm than good.
Women were less grossed-out by a litany of gag-inducing tasks (like sticking their hand into a bucket of used condoms) when they were sexually aroused. A proposed evolutionary advantage, says science