PATIENT STORY

You’re one in a billion, baby boy

Little Hayden, born with two rare disorders, might be the first of his kind. His parents treasure his uniqueness.

April 24, 2017 3

Dive into your gene pool

Worried about cancer? A $249 genetic test could ease your mind.

April 23, 2017 3

FDA: New treatments for bowel disorder needed

For now, no cure exists for irritable bowel syndrome.

April 22, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘A good pain’

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

April 19, 2017 1

Where incubation meets imaging

Neonatal intensive care unit's special system allows for safer transport and MRI imaging of infants.

April 16, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

April 7, 2017 0

Costly struggle for life-saving drug

The price of insulin has jumped 400 percent over the past decade, leaving some patients choosing between food and medicine.

April 2, 2017 1

Turning back the aging clock … in mice

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active.

April 2, 2017 0

FDA OKs drug that offers hope to multiple sclerosis patients

Researcher calls the benefits of ocrelizumab 'quite stunning.'

April 1, 2017 0

Many talks on end-of-life wishes end in confusion

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted.

March 31, 2017 0

Most cancers caused by random DNA copying errors

While habits and environment can be key to the disease, chance plays a huge role as well.

March 28, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

A lifesaving visit

One woman set aside her skepticism and followed her doctor's advice to get a mammogram. It saved her life.

March 25, 2017 0