New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sViruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
5 dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce E. Coli OutbreakFour more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted Arizona-grown romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five.
UCSF Doctors Transplant Stem Cells Into Ailing FetusTo look at little Elianna as she quietly sleeps in her mother's arms, you would never know the high-tech life-and-death battle she went through the months before her birth.
Army Doctors Transplant New Ear From Soldier's ArmAn Army soldier who lost her ear has received a revolutionary transplant which saw doctors grow a brand new ear on the patient's own arm.
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Californian Dies In Romaine Lettuce E. Coli OutbreakFederal health officials announced Wednesday a Californian has become the first person to die in a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona.
Do Therapy Dogs Actually Like Their Jobs? Study Says YesA new study published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science has found that therapy dogs are not "stressed" by their work with patients and actually seem to enjoy the activity in many cases.
Bay Area Startup Helping Advance Early Detection Of Ovarian CancerSurbhi Sarna felt a pain in her side and then remembers waking up in the hospital.
31 New Victims In Romaine Lettuce E Coli OutbreakFederal health officials announced Wednesday that a multistate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona has spread to 31 new victims, three new states and was proving to be a very potent strain of bacteria.
Injured Veteran Receives First Total Penis, Scrotum TransplantThe Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.