Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineThe CDC says the 2017-18 flu season has killed 160 children, the most in the U.S. since 2013.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Fish Tank Coral Produced Toxin That Nearly Killed FamilyA Texas mother is speaking out after an attempt to clean a fish tank nearly killed her and her entire family.
Injured Veteran Receives First Total Penis, Scrotum TransplantThe Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.
Baboons Escape Research Center With Barrel Used As A LadderIn a real life game of "Barrel of Monkeys," four baboons escaped a Texas research center after turning their toy barrel into a makeshift ladder.
Scientists Say They Have Successfully Reversed Alzheimer’s Disease In MiceA team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have completely reversed the disease in experiments on mice.
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.
FDA Approves First-Ever Pill With Digital Tracking SystemThe decision is considered an unprecedented step in ensuring that patients with mental disorders take their medicine.
GOP Governors To Party's Senators: Do No Harm To Health CareThe pressure is on Republican senators to fulfill a seven-year-old promise to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama's health care law. But back home, Republican governors who have experienced some of the upside of the law are warning their GOP senators to first, do no harm.
Gonorrhea Becoming More Difficult To Treat With AntibioticsGonorrhea is becoming more difficult, and for some patients impossible to treat with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said.
Heartburn Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Early Death, Study FindsPrescription-strength heartburn drugs are linked with a possible 25 percent increased risk of early death, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal Open.
Heart Transplant Survivor Dies Hours After Giving BirthA St. Louis woman who survived a heart transplant seven years ago passed away less than 24 hours after giving birth.