A yearlong study at the University of Chicago Medicine's new Center for Care and Discovery tracked the facility's microbiome as it developed, aiming to determine which environmental factors affect microbial communities.
The transaction is the latest in a wave of deals that aim to bolster product suites and consolidate the number of hospital suppliers.
Rina Kellogg is among a legion of thousands of women who are speaking up and filing lawsuits against Bayer, for severe medical problems they say were triggered by using Essure.
Like death and taxes, bodily aging is one of life's certainties-but cognitive aging might not be. The mental deterioration most people associate with aging is linked to the widespread thinning of the brain's outermost layer, the cortex.
Success in meeting new rules and regulations and benchmarks in population health management and medical research all depend on providers' ability to cull information from patient records.
Embattled blood testing company Theranos has agreed to pay $4.65 million to cover full refunds for every Arizona customer who used the company's testing services, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.
Noom, a New York-based company whose app helps users lose weight, is the first program to achieve full recognition for diabetes prevention from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. healthcare spending, which in 2015 hit nearly $10,000 for every person in the country, was 29% higher than the next most expensive country, Luxembourg.
What's black and white and might help humans regenerate their eyes all over? The tiny zebra fish. While only a few centimeters long, the freshwater minnow native to the Himalayan region is capable of amazing feats of regeneration. When their hearts, brains, fins or eyes are damaged, they...
Tech billionaire Elon Musk, whose ventures have ranged from building sleek electric cars to sponsoring space missions, is launching tech startup Neuralink to focus on linking brains to computers.
A federal watchdog group said HHS isn't doing enough to measure how much patients use their medical records.
How health systems must better prepare and take action to avoid the costly problem of retained surgical items (RSI's).