Mar 16, 2019 1:36
The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.
Mar 11, 2019 1:40
Researchers at the University of Washington are tackling the U.S. opioid crisis with an app which uses sonar technology to monitor drug-users' breathing.
Mar 5, 2019 2:00
Eighteen-year-old Ethan Lindenberger testified in front of the Senate Health Committee in support of standard immunization for kids, despite his own mother having never vaccinated him as a child.
Mar 5, 2019 2:22
An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, his doctors said.
Dec 5, 2018 1:40
In an Australian first reconstruction, a cancer survivor has been fitted with a 3D-printed jaw and teeth after her face was disfigured when doctors removed a cancer growth.
Nov 10, 2018 1:16
As Delhi's 20 million residents choke on severe smog, some of the Indian city's canine population gets to breathe purified air at a luxury resort
Nov 1, 2018 2:17
Sebastian Tobler is is walking - something that was unimaginable after he was rendered paralyzed from the waist down in a cycling accident, but now made possible through an experimental spinal implant.
Oct 24, 2018 0:48
Six children are dead and 12 others are sick following an outbreak of adenovirus at a rehabilitation center in Haskell, New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Health Department.
Sep 25, 2018 1:05
Lesbian couples and single women in France wanting to have children are one step closer to receiving medical assistance in their own country.
Sep 12, 2018 1:19
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes in response to an “epidemic” of young people using e-cigarettes, the agency’s leader said on Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2018 1:29
Scorching summer heatwaves and downpours are set to become more extreme in the northern hemisphere as global warming makes weather patterns linger longer in the same place, scientists said on Monday.
Aug 16, 2018 2:00
New York University wants to give its medical student a big break. On Thursday NYU School of Medicine said it will offer full-tuition for all its current and future students in its MD degree program regardless of need or merit.