Study links arthritis to other diseases

People with inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes or blood clots may be more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis.

New tool emerges in migraine battle

An innovative medicine aims to relieve symptoms in people who saw no effect—or ill effects—with past treatments.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Patient Story

‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

6 stocking stuffers to get you moving

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.

Patient Story

‘You’ve given her a new life’

Shoulder pain haunted 84-year-old Julie Meiste every moment of every day. After shoulder replacement surgery, she looks forward to living pain-free.

Diabetes—deadlier for women?

Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.

Patient Story

‘You saved my life, man’

A Michigan State Police trooper in need of a new liver gets a living donor transplant—from a friend on the force.

Patient Story

‘I would not put limits on him’

There are many things medical experts thought Everett Oostveen would never do. This spunky 3-year-old is defying all odds.

Illiteracy—a dementia risk?

The ability to read and write allows people to engage in 'cognitively enriching' activities that exercise the brain.

Setting the table for weight loss

A dietitian offers 7 tips for making small changes that can lead to big results.

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