The director Sandra Luckow chronicles her brother’s mental illness. If this is a subject matter that has touched your life, you ought to see this movie.
As with beauty, the meaning of “old” depends on the person you ask.
Women with cardiac emergencies are less likely than men to receive proper treatment when the ambulance arrives.
Are they taking up beds that could be used for vulnerable domestic patients or are they bringing money that could be used toward other programs?
A report by the first doctors to examine Americans who suffered mystifying symptoms after hearing a high-pitched sound at the embassy in Cuba confirms that their condition is real.
In Sweden, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day were prime times for heart troubles.
Before Seattle made a change, students got an average of six hours and 50 minutes of sleep a night. Afterward, they got seven hours and 24 minutes.
Studies that rely on tissue from aborted fetuses have pitted abortion critics against scientists who say the research helps millions of people.
Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger; weight training did not have the same effect.
Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.
We’ve needed fear to survive as a species. But how do you not let the emotional response of the fear reflex run wild?
After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions.
A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development.
Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals.
There were reductions in urinary and surgical infections, but not in pneumonia or C. diff infections.
Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best.
Parents and children have questions, but there is surprisingly little guidance available in the pediatric literature.
Research shows that we are each born with a given number of neurons that participate in an empathetic response. But early life experience shapes how we act on it.
Academic research publications rely on doctors to voluntarily disclose their payments from drug and health companies in a lax reporting system some say is broken.
The giant tortoise lived for more than a century, carrying genes linked to a robust immune system, efficient DNA repair and resistance to cancer.