Fans of “Downton Abbey,” the soapy drama about English aristocrats struggling to adapt to the early 20th century, know the Crawley family got some bad news recently.
When it comes to options for healing wounds, there may be plenty of fish in the sea. But bandages derived from tilapia skin could surface as a prize catch, according to a preliminary study that finds collagen from the skin of that popular food fish led to speedier wound healing in rats.
Money and political power were on the speakers list at the grand opening of Matter, a new health technology incubator in Chicago's Merchandise Mart.
To his neighbors in Brattleboro, Vt., Ronald Read was a man of modest means known for extreme frugality. So when the former gas station employee and janitor died at 92, residents of the town of 12,000 in the Green Mountain state's southeast corner were shocked to learn he'd left $6 million to the...
Too much or not enough? It's a matter of supply, demand and geography in two South American countries where condoms are making news.
Hospitals angling for ways to improve quality and safety are being reeled in with a new incentive: the chance to send two employees up the river with a real “big fish.”
Ah, it's almost Valentine's Day. And your thoughts turn to … your microbiome?
Bicyclists in one Colorado city won't have to leave their ride behind if they have an accident. Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins has outfitted all 14 of its ambulances with bike racks so patient and bike can travel together to the hospital.
Twitter has shown you can say a lot in 140 characters. Now researchers have found that tweets can give insight into heart disease.
Who is $104,500 richer? The answer is John Schultz, 29, a computer programmer with the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, and a five-time champion on the “Jeopardy!” television quiz show.
A Colorado group is offering some unconventional support to breast cancer survivors: a bit of skin art to help mask their scars.
Adults aren’t the only ones whose post-surgical pain can be alleviated by listening to music. Children can benefit, too—but they want to control the playlist.