More than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.
Kaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.
Just days after getting the upper respiratory illness, children couldn’t move parts of their bodies, and the cause of the strange and sudden paralysis has doctors concerned.
Three surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday at California Pacific Medical Center represent the largest kidney donation chain in the 44-year history of the hospital’s transplant center.
A patient wants millions of people taking a bone drug to know about a possibly dangerous side effect.
A letter is going out to parents in Morgan Hill about an incident this week involving three 8th grade girls sent to the hospital after taking excessive amounts of an over-the-counter cold medicine apparently for its intoxicating effects.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
A billion dollar prison medical clinic that’s sitting half empty will start readmitting the state’s sickest inmates, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.