Modern medical technology has changed our lives and expectations. Learn how the new tools of medicine are working to change the face of health care and improve our lives.
Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.
A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.
Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.
In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.
Peter Cramer wanted to put off medical assistance for severe pain―until a friend referred him to MedNow. A few hours later, he was in surgery.
When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.
With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.
DNA differences substantially influence how individuals interact with the media.
Sensors in infant clothing that track vitals can cause unnecessary alarm.
When little Mary Chittle's heart stopped, a team of doctors, nurses and prayer warriors joined forces to get it beating again.