Replenishing certain nutrients in critically ill patients may not be the best therapy for them, new research suggests.
"It would be a disaster if it happened."Scientists argue they need samples for research and would be vulnerable to bioterrorist attack without them to produce vaccines in case, for example, a country or group still has the virus.
Measure of brains' functional connectivity and background noise shows significant differences.
Children who were colicky as infants are more likely to suffer from migraines as they get older, a new European study hints.
18 April 2013 -- An estimated 22 million children in developing countries are still not protected from dangerous diseases with basic vaccines. For World Immunization Week, which starts on 20 April, experts state that better supply and logistics systems are essential to reach all children.
Over one million orphans desperately need the Foster Child Grant – can the Department of Social Development deliver?
The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has launched a new campaign: they want you to get involved with your medical scheme. The winner could have their scheme contributions paid for three months.
US cancer researchers awarded R45.7 million in 1 of richest prizes in medicine.
Findings suggest a second look at what range is considered normal, researcher says.
US hospitals face a disincentive to improve care because they make drastically more money when surgery goes wrong than when a patient is discharged with no complications, a study published Tuesday found.
US health regulators will require generic versions of the best-selling painkiller OxyContin to include recent formulation changes designed to make the pill harder to abuse.
Tragedies like the Boston bombings require a loving, shared response, experts say.
The procedure reduces bacteria, affecting how body fights Aids virus, researcher says.
Overworked and stressed out? Look on the bright side. Some stress is good for you.
Playing simple games using words and pictures can help people to learn a new language with greater ease, researchers from The University of Nottingham have shown.
The first woman to have a successful uterus transplant from a cadaveric donor is pregnant, a hospital in southern Turkey said.
People who straddle qualities of extraverts and introverts best at closing deals, study shows.
They indulge their 'inner craftsman' while working with their hands, researchers say.
Anomaly in a cardiac pumping chamber shows up on EKG and is tied to higher heart failure rate.
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths globally. Unfortunately smoking cessation is difficult, with more than 90% of attempts to quit resulting in relapse.