Key House and Senate committees kick off hearings on drug prices, and patients’ families weigh in with tragic stories.
New research suggests that attitudes toward liver transplant candidates who have a history of alcohol abuse are softening.
Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high costs of health care.
The health care industry adds thousands of jobs to the economy each month. While they aren’t all doctors and nurses, they aren’t all paper pushers either.
Un estudio que analizó el consumo de esta dieta en 25,000 mujeres, por 12 años, comprobó sus virtudes y cómo actúa el factor preventivo.
New research not only confirms the heart health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, but also tracks these benefits over the long term.
El nuevo dispositivo de Apple apunta a un grupo demógrafico distinto al de los fanáticos de la tecnología: los adultos mayores.
The new-generation gadget is designed to alert and protect wearers from falls and heart problems, expanding Apple’s target audience beyond the usual, tech-savvy, early adopters to those with older tickers.
Standards have been proposed to address what are often viewed as disparities in treatment, but the Trump administration has declined to enforce them.
Un estudio halló que suplementos de venta libre para dietas, músculos e incluso para mejor desempeño sexual contenían contaminantes y sustancias prohibidas.
Dieters and gym rats, beware. Some dietary supplements promising weight loss or more muscle may contain active ingredients not listed on the label that fly under the radar of the Food and Drug Administration. The California Department of Public Health analyzed public data maintained by the FDA to suss out trends among tainted products, raising red flags.
En una reunión en Nueva York, los jóvenes confirmaron que siguen creyendo en la atención primaria, y en el acceso a la atención médica como un derecho.
Students from eight medical schools in and around New York City attended a conference Sept. 23 on progressive activism during their training years — and beyond.
State legalization efforts, as well as the introduction of edible or vaporized cannabis- infused products, may be contributing to experimentation by teens.
The measure is designed to help people getting emergency care from hospitals or doctors that are not part of their insurance network.
Los Estados Unidos contabilizan significativamente más casos de TDAH que otros países desarrollados, lo que, según los investigadores, ha hecho pensar que hay un sobre diagnóstico.
Researchers, using federal survey data, note a significant increase in diagnosis and also find a rise in the rates among girls and minorities.
Researchers combined the number of suicide deaths with those associated with drug overdoses in an effort to better grasp the overlap between these two public health epidemics.
A new study in JAMA Surgery finds that a large sample of published medical research failed to disclose details on the financial relationships between medical device makers and physicians. Changes in the disclosure process could close this loop.
Rep. Chris Collins talked one time too many, according to federal prosecutors who on Wednesday charged him with violating insider trading laws.