Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age?
Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system.
Employees who force themselves to smile for customers or hide feelings of annoyance may be suseptable for heavy drinking after work, according to a new research study.
The number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has more than doubled, a new study says.
Doctors claim they have made medical history after a healthy baby boy was born via a controversial IVF technique that uses the genetic information of three parents.
A 17-year-old Texas teen is currently being treated in Arizona after a rattlesnake bite landed him the hospital, where he had an allergic reaction to the traditional anti-venom given to patients and had to be transferred out-of-state to receive the new…
A new cancer “vaccine” that’s injected directly into a single tumor can trigger the immune system to attack cancer cells throughout the body, a small new study suggests.
The family of an Oregon woman whose body was donated to science after her death said they had no inkling during her 99 years of life that she had a rare condition that caused her organs to exist in the wrong places.
Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are not true, according to the results of a major genetic study.
Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus.