All Items Tagged

“Medicine”

Mar 24, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Although tests showed she was not in the early stages of cancer, Jolie said she chose to go ahead with the surgery because of her family history.
Mar 24, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Richard Farrell
The humble marsupial's immunity to snake venom underpins a new potential antidote.
Mar 20, 2015 06:10 AM ET
For many years, indigenous tribes in remote regions of Ecuador struggled to get access to vital medical care. But a single mobile surgical unit is changing all of that.
Mar 13, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
The 21-year-old patient had his penis amputated three years ago after a botched circumcision at a traditional initiation ceremony.
Mar 6, 2015 11:52 AM ET // Discovery News
Martin H. Fischer was an American doctor and writer known for his pithy comments on the practice of medicine. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2015 11:53 AM ET
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
Feb 26, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known filmed surgery and use of anesthesia isn't for the faint of heart.
Jan 12, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
+ Load More