(HealthDay)—It's safe to chew gum while fasting before surgery, researchers report.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday that a Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola—the first case contracted on American soil.
(HealthDay)—Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, a new study indicates.
A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil, authorities confirmed Sunday, sparking jitters that safety precautions taken by medical staff could be insufficient.
A Texas health care worker who treated a Liberian man who died of Ebola was wearing full protective gear but was infected with the dangerous virus anyway, health officials said Sunday.
An innovative laboratory culture system has succeeded, for the first time, in reproducing the full course of events underlying the development of Alzheimer's disease. Using the system they developed, investigators from the ...
Researchers have developed a technique to jump-start the body's systems for creating blood vessels, opening the door for potential new treatments for diseases whose impacts include amputation and blindness.
Countries across the world scrambled Saturday to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak that UN officials warn is getting worse as New York's main JFK airport prepared to screen travellers from epidemic-hit west Africa.