A possible new tool to defeat antibiotic resistance in tuberculosis has been found in soil: natural antibiotics called kanglemycins.
A German study of air composition in movie theaters found that the prevalence of one compound emitted by squirming moviegoers correlated to the age ratings of the films show.
A Washington University researcher has pinpointed six biomarkers that could lead to a simple breathalyzer test for malaria.
While many addiction treatment centers offer therapeutic sessions involving painting or yoga, former Korn guitarist Wesley Geer's Rock to Recovery puts music to work.
The stolen inflatable colon inspired a wave of social media attention and helped raise more awareness around colon cancer.
The son of a leading patient-safety advocate has directed a documentary titled “To Err Is Human,” exploring the issue of deadly medical errors and what's being done to improve patient safety.
The songs on New York-Presbyterian Hospital's “Songs to do CPR to” Spotify playlist offers 100 beats per minute of possibly life-saving music.
It's the theft that launched a new wave of colon cancer awareness: A giant inflatable colon snatched from a pickup truck in Kansas City has garnered some publicity for the Colon Cancer Coalition.
A new public service campaign created by University of Southern California undergrads for the American Cancer Society aims to help recruit volunteers for the Road to Recovery ride-sharing service to ferry patients to treatment.
Bradley Cooper's ear doctor gets “10 seconds of fame” portraying the doctor treating Cooper's character Jackson Maine in “A Star Is Born.” Dr. William Slattery III of the House Clinic says he ad-libbed his lines.
Johns Hopkins University is naming a research building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research.
What seems to be the more rigorous of the investigations involves octopi and MDMA. Meanwhile in Maine, a restaurateur is slipping lobsters some cannabis on the theory that a little smoke will help sedate them before their final voyage into a boiling pot.