Under the new rules, these private Medicare insurance plans could require patients to try cheaper drugs first.
Universities that sell access to their biobanks to private companies should tell patients and be transparent about how profits are used, a new survey shows.
CRISPR was used to introduce mutations into cells that see what effects these mutations have on the cell.
Program serving as a pilot program for Washington state.
Most patients with an STD get treatment only for their own infection — when they probably could get antibiotics for their partner at the same time.
Dr. José Baselga resigned on amid reports that he had failed to disclose millions in payments from health care companies in dozens of research articles.
Two ‘contradictory’ studies had strikingly similar results: Getting around half of your energy from carbs is associated with the lowest risk of dying early.
Prescriptions for sedatives known as benzodiazepines may lead to long-term use among 1 in 4 older adults who receive them.
Oregon’s Clackamas County, health officials are asking patients with an STD who their sexual partners are — and then are tracking those partners down.
Doctors and hospitals love to talk about patients saved with precision medicine, and reporters love to write about them, but success is, in fact, rare.
With Hurricane Florence predicted to slam the North Carolina coast Friday, health officials are already scrambling to keep older residents safe.
The hepatitis A vaccine is safe and effective; it is given as 2 shots, 6 months apart. Both shots are needed for long-term protection.
Some patients whose comments were submitted to the federal government to oppose a change in drug payment policy have no memory of writing or signing the comments.
Adult obesity prevalence is at or above 35% in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia.
The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic killed 50-100m people. A major influenza pandemic on this scale will happen again, and we’re unprepared.