Saturday September 9, 2017 9:13AM ET
If there is a disease that we could call interesting from the medical point of view, Crohn's would be it. Symptoms range from mild to severe, it is highly personalized, and number of patients is increasing, particularly in the developing world.
Friday September 8, 2017 8:55AM ET
Researchers say they've pinpointed gene areas linked with preterm birth and they said this could pave new ways to prevent the leading cause of death among children under age 5 worldwide.
Friday September 8, 2017 7:17AM ET
Each cell in the average human body contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, with four telomeres on each pair.
Friday September 8, 2017 5:55AM ET
A new "cancer pen" promises to help surgeons immediately detect and completely remove cancerous tumor tissue, without having to send samples off to a lab for testing while the patient languishes on the table.
Thursday September 7, 2017 6:17AM ET
White children are about twice as likely as black or Hispanic kids to get unneeded antibiotics when treated in U.S. emergency rooms for viral respiratory infections, a new study finds.
Thursday September 7, 2017 5:17AM ET
The Zika virus is well known for causing devastating brain defects in fetuses. But what if scientists could use that ability to do something good?
Wednesday September 6, 2017 7:17AM ET
Mobile phone use during pregnancy is unlikely to have any adverse effects on child neurodevelopment.