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.
A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.
Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why.
Doctors roll out realistic recommendations for your child's exposure to TV and all things technology.
Antibiotic-resistant germs no longer confined to hospitals.
On the road to a heart transplant, a doctor’s discovery set Mike Hensley, 57, on a new course.
By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.
Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.
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.