These remarkable devices are saving soldiers, improving lives after combat—and benefiting civilians too.
Frustrated by the glacial pace of autism research, activist parents have taken matters into their own hands.
Disfigured patients will risk anything for a shot at being normal. Three breakthroughs may improve their odds.
The Veterans Health Administration, of all places, has embraced the computer age. Will the rest of medicine (finally) follow.
Provoking dialogue, by Peter L. Slavin and David F. Torchiana.
Readers on underreaction to avian flu, junk genes and sexism.
In an interview pre-scandal, stem cell researcher Woo Suk Hwang explains his methods and motivation.
Elderly patients are vulnerable to adverse drug events. Here’s how those mistakes translate into numbers.
Profit is scarce in the areas that need medicines most. How to bridge the stunning gap?
Starving mice, drugs in the water and sighing.
Energy to run diagnostic tests could come from an unexpected source.
An excerpt from Wendy Moore’s The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery.
Medical bloggers muse on futuristic hospital devices, getting paid and ER drug-seekers.
The world’s most recognizable birth control method, the Pill, turns 50.
While the author's mother battled cancer, he took portraits that reflected more than just her cool green glasses.