For a sprained ankle or sore back, what do you choose: (a) heat or ice, (b) a topical cream, or (c) prescription pain medication?
A team of University of California, Berkeley scientist have come up with an amazing discovery: a drug that temporarily restored some sight to blind mice.
Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.
Who doesn’t like a hot, steaming cup of coffee in the morning? But how you brew your java may impact your heart health.
Lori Madsen of Pacifica nearly lost her arm and her life. What started as a scrape after a simple fall on the asphalt two months ago, turned into something out of a horror movie.
From chicken soup to an apple a day, home remedies have been around for ages. But do they really work?
The pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.
For millions of couples, snoring is the sound that keeps husbands and wives up at night. A Bay Area company said it has found a solution.
At the U.C. Berkeley Tang Urgent Care Center, Dr. Cindy Chang takes care of the sick and injured. But soon, the Cal physician will be taking care of the health and well-being of a very elite group of athletes: the 525 Americans who will be competing in the upcoming London Olympics.
Until Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.