By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 08/01/2014 - 17:32
The National Institutes of Health is speeding human testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine as an outbreak in Western Africa leaves 700 dead.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:36
A new app promises 10-minute delivery of medical marijuana to residents of San Francisco.
By Matthew Mientka | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:29
Wider use of antidepressant and analgesic therapies would help more patients on dialysis to find relief from depression symptoms, a new study suggests.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:37
A new study shows that background TV noise may harm children's learning and development.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:32
A new but small study shows that the amount of estrogen in a woman's birth control pill may affect how she perceives other women.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:02
Men with wider faces are seen from two sides: aggressive and untrustworthy, but also competent and victorious.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 13:40
Google is searching to define optimum human health for the individual by analyzing the genomes and medical records of hundreds, and then thousands, of study participants.
By Matthew Mientka | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:03
A new study shows microbes in the human gut respond to changes in the larger world, including in a move abroad and a case of food poisoning.
By Matthew Mientka | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:00
Food policy experts say the federal government should provide vouchers to poor families for fresh fruits and vegetable at farmers' markets, as a quarter of such U.S. community retailers now accept food stamps.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:43
Health care systems and health plans in the two dozen states that opted out of the federal expansion of Medicaid are facing increasing financial pressures.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:22
A slight but noticeable loss of brain volume among patients with schizophrenia taking antipsychotic drugs doesn't affect cognitive functioning, researchers say.