As more experimental drugs fail to stop Alzheimer's from destroying human memory, experts now wonder whether research into the devastating brain disease has been marching in the wrong direction.
"We mourned the future we thought we would share with him. We had to come to terms with a new future, also full of love, but profoundly different."
A former immunology expert and laboratory director at the University of Pittsburgh alleges she was fired after blowing the whistle on safety violations at...
Officials have confirmed that a 4-year-old girl was the first flu-related death in New Jersey this season, which some experts believe could be one of the worst on record.
A former Pitt researcher is suing the University of Pittsburgh for wrongful termination after she claims she reported the escapes of an infected lab monkey and rabbit in 2016.
The children, aged between six and nine years, were all born with a defect in one ear known as microtia, a condition in which the external ear is small and not formed properly.
A West Virginia University neuropsychologist says fentanyl not only puts street drug users at risk for opioid overdoses, it may cause amnesia.
Stimulating the brain with an implantable device may be safe -- and possibly helpful -- for some people with Alzheimer's disease, a small pilot study suggests.
The mobile ER outside Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta opened Tuesday morning, to help handle a surge in ER visits to one of the Southeasts busiest emergency departments.
Drug distributors poured 20.8 million pain pills into a West Virginia town of 3,000 people over a 10-year period, according to information released Tuesday as part of a congressional probe into the opioid crisis.
Mosquitoes being released in South Miami carry a bacteria called Wolbachia. The hope is they'll reduce populations of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that spread Zika.
The halls of an all-boys Catholic high school in Chicago were barren on Monday. That's because administrators at Saint Patrick High School counted almost 100 absences; many coming down with a case of the flu. "We had 87 students absent yesterday," Saint Patri…
Because of the timeline and symptoms leading up to Linda’s death, the family reached out to CBS 6, hoping to spread the word to warn other.
Virtual reality, neural feedback and digital therapy were among five ideas to help solve the U.S. opioid crisis that won a global technology challenge on Tuesday.
The study that was done by Ohio University has revealed that vitamin D3 could help restore cardiovascular damage caused by diseases like diabetes and hypertension or high blood pressure.
The flu isn’t just a pain for humans this season. Dogs are getting canine influenza, too. The highly contagious respiratory infection is bad in just a few ...
Two men have been sentenced to prison for possessing nearly 100 pounds of the drug fentanyl -- enough to kill the entire population of New Jersey and New York City, officials said.
Desperate to “cure” them of autism, some parents in the United Kingdom have started force-feeding their children bleach and turpentine. The treatment, called the Miracle or Master Mineral Solution (MMS) by advocates, is being attempted on children as young as…
Researchers now say it’s safe to temporarily take people off HIV antiretroviral therapy to help develop a cure. There are some ethical concerns, though.
A Florida teen who doctors say is dying from a rare form of cancer has been granted one of his final wishes, to be married to his high school sweetheart. The Tampa Bay Times reports 19-year-old Dustin Snyder and 21-year-old Sierra Siverio were wed Sunday in P…
The big unknown when someone donates a kidney: The long-term health consequences. Now the U.S. is taking a step toward finally tracking how living donors fare over decades — just as candidates are getting some new cautions to consider. Specialists insist the …
MANKATO — During the 15 years Brigette Cooper's department has been offering free on-campus dental clinics, there have been very few occasions when a hygienist felt the nip of a
By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Some patients with a common nighttime breathing disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea may do just as well at managing the condition when they see a primary care provider instead of a specialist, a research review suggest…
Today is the first day that Americans can file their tax returns for 2017, and this year, security experts are urging all of us to file as soon as possible—before thieves do.
People with Alzheimer’s have problems with their body clocks that affect the sleep-wake cycle. Now researchers say that these circadian rhythm disruptions may be a way to spot the disease early.