Today, you can undergo many different medical procedures and surgeries out of necessity or even convenience.
The legal fight is over: A hospital in the UK will take an infant off life support after his parents failed to convince a court that he could be saved with an experimental treatmen...
Although not on purpose, people have a habit of taking for granted certain activities that they can do every day.
The co-owner of a pharmacy deemed responsible for the deaths of 76 people in a national meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims on Monday and was sentenced to nine ...
The son of former Atlanta Braves infielder Keith Lockhart is on a ventilator after taking a ball to the face while crossing home plate on June 17.
From country to country, breast implant surgeries tend to vary widely in technique, as well as in type and size of implant, according to an international survey of surgeons.
A Texas high school student died of heatstroke while on a Boy Scout backpacking trip last week, the medical examiner's office ruled last Friday.
The venom of the green mamba — one the most dangerous snakes in Africa — might one day help to treat people who have a genetic disorder that affects the kidneys, according to a new...
A 9-year-old boy is being credited with saving his pregnant mom’s life after he calmly called 911 when he noticed she was making strange noises and shaking.
Chicago Blackhawks veteran winger Marian Hossa will be sidelined next season due to a progressive skin disorder that requires aggressive medications.