Is watching the same as doing? Both depend on a newly discovered neuron, which helps explain how humans connect.
As a cure for the disease, bariatric surgery is poorly understood. But it’s so effective that it’s now being done on patients who aren’t even obese.
As medicine battles antibiotic resistance, tougher drugs breed still more deadly bacteria. New approaches could break the cycle.
Liquids act differently in tiny spaces, enabling lab-on-a-chip technology to transform research, drug discovery and disease diagnosis.
The remarkable benefits of interdisciplinary research, by Peter L. Slavin and David F. Torchiana.
Readers discuss influenza and inflammation.
Tending to recent immigrants and other travelers, Carlos Franco-Paredes diagnoses diseases that few other physicians in North America have ever seen.
Grab the bleach. A typical hospital washing machine can handle 5,200 pounds of linens per hour.
When a medical study is published, many accept it as fact. But in reality, the quality of studies’ evidence can vary widely.
Will consumers continue to have the power to question a drug’s safety?
The level of dental care we now enjoy dates back to the arrival of plug-in electric drills.
Dialysis clinics could be a thing of the past with the development of a portable, wearable device.
The beauty of a dappled steed comes at a cost to its health.
In depression, family members are helpless spectators looking on.