Bacteria that naturally reside in the gut are important for health, but recent studies consistently show that a modern lifestyle depletes the gut's collection of microbes. How lifestyle affects the diversity ...
New research strengthens a potential strategy for treating fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability.
(HealthDay)—America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.
A recently published study indicates chronically ill patients are becoming more aware of comparative doctor and hospital performance reports though growth is slower than expected.
Japan's top drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical has offered $2.2 billion to settle US claims linked to its diabetes drug Actos, in what would be one of the biggest US payouts over patient lawsuits, a report said Wednesday.
(HealthDay)—Levels of heroin use in the United States have stabilized but are still high, federal officials reported Thursday.