A fifteen year old Elisha Reimer becomes the first person with Down syndrome to have successfully climbed to the base camp of Mount Everest.
Adding more fiber to your diet may lower the risk of stroke, a new study showed on Thursday, although the effect is moderate.
A New York doctor was indicted for recklessly performing liposuction on a woman who later died.
If you're uncertain of where to get your prescription drugs for the lowest prices, a recent analysis by Consumer Reports shows that many medications, now sold in generic forms at lower prices, are available for the lowest price at Costco and the highest price at CVS Caremark.
Around 7,000 patients in Oklahoma are being urged to get tested for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C as health officials believe they may have been exposed to those infections after being treated by a dentist who may have infected them with his unsanitary medical equipment.
For those suffering from fibromyalgia, a new study shows that weekly exercise may help to alleviate some symptoms of chronic pain felt in the joints.
By reversing, or reprogramming, the stem cells that produce blood, Lund University researchers have succeeded in rejuvenating the blood of mice. Their results suggest that most of the negative aging effects are not caused by primary DNA damage which would be permanent, but are in fact reversible bec...
Eighteen year old Ashley Hyde was nearly blinded after discovering that a parasite had latched onto one of her contact lenses. Reports indicate that she started having throbbing and redness in her eye yet doctors were uncertain what was wrong with her.
While doctors report many successes with current treatments for the virus, Hepatitis C, the drugs on the market to combat the problem often contain some serious side effects that can lead to liver failure or even cancer, according to reports. However, a new study may offer a promising drug for a hea...
The company Biogen Idec has won the approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its drug to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), which affects the person's central nervous system. The drug, called 'Tecfidera', is the company's third approved drug but is the first d...
A Brazilian doctor, Virginia Soares de Souza, is being investigated by the Brazilian health authority on being charged with killing seven terminally-ill patients in order to free up hospital beds.
A British couple gave birth to a baby weighing 15 pounds 7 ounces, twice the size of an average newborn. Reports according to The Christian Post claim that the baby, weighing 7 kgs, is the second-biggest newborn ever delivered vaginally in the United Kingdom.