By John Ericson | Thu, 03/06/2014 - 10:53
Endo's testosterone drug Aveed has been approved by the FDA, but consumer groups have expressed concern over side effects.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 16:00
A new study points out that the number of deaths caused by Alzheimer's disease is largely under-reported; the CDC's estimate may be far below the reality.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:47
The D.C. Council has voted to decriminalize marijuana, eliminating jail time for marijuana possession, but smoking in public still remains a crime.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 18:08
A new study finds that between hearing, seeing, and touching, it's hardest to remember something that we heard, suggesting that there are different pathways in the brain for memorization.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 15:22
Women have been behind some of the most important scientific breakthroughs, medical texts, and research throughout the course of history; read about the most influential women in medicine here.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:38
The world's first recipient of the French-made Carmat artificial heart died Sunday after receiving the implant in December. The company says as many as 100,000 potential patients in Europe and the United States may benefit from the technology.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 18:32
The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act may cover as many as 4 million former jail inmates, providing a continuity of care for many Americans with mental health illnesses and substance abuse issues. Analysts expect the coverage to save money spent on health care and prison services.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:04
U.S. Paralympic athletes are still set to compete in the Winter Games in Sochi, despite the White House decision to pull the presidential delegation due to Russia’s expanding control in Ukraine.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 03/03/2014 - 16:37
Following an outbreak of polio in Syria, the World Health Organization has begun widespread vaccinations throughout surrounding countries in hopes of preventing it from spreading further.