The biology behind the rare “tampon disease,” toxic shock syndrome
What we know, and still don’t, about tau proteins’ role in brain disease
Here's what the evidence actually says
Neglected by the health care system, many immigrants are finding relief in medicinal herbs
And why the trend refuses to stop
Patients with health care plans that pose large upfront costs don’t search for price information
But don’t stop taking medication
But it won't cause your kids harm, either
Pilot study finds shamanic drink promising, but scientists urge caution
It turns out that the best medicine is medicine
Exciting new discoveries get all the attention — leaving just-as-important negative results in the dust. And fixing the problem is easier said than done.
Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria
Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?
When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs
Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant