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When Tara Martinez gave birth to her second child, she was able to watch the birth and have immediate skin-to-skin contact with her son, even though s..
Michael, now to the new option for mothers that are giving birth called a gentle c-section and advocates say it can change the entire experience for t..
Study found a link between use of hormonal contraceptives and increased risk for-----cancer. Does this mean that women should stop relying on hormonal..
WHO Jeffrey Alan Golden, MD chairman, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital WHERE Journal of the American Medical Association WHEN Emb..
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It was the kind of ugly win Payton Pritchard would just as soon forget, except for the performance by the freshman seated next to ..
Inferring the underlying ecological networks of microbial communities is important to understanding their structure and responses to external stimuli...
Until recently, Andrea Ramirez, 43, thought she was part Mexican. But the results from an at-home genetic test from 23andMe revealed that she is a mix..
Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, l..
Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, l..
Speeding the pace at which potentially lifesaving drugs are brought to market was a rallying cry for Donald Trump as a candidate, and is a stated prio..
CHICAGO (AP) — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study s..
CHICAGO (AP) — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study s..
CHICAGO -- Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study sugge..
Clearing a major hurdle in the field of microbiome research, Harvard Medical School scientists have designed and successfully used a method to tease o..
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Ken Niumatalolo has made Navy the football king of service academies. Niumatalolo is the first coach in the history of the Army-..
Speeding the pace at which potentially lifesaving drugs are brought to market was a rallying cry for Donald Trump as a candidate, and is a stated prio..
Boston, MA-- Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among males in the United States. Approximately, 180,000 men are diagnosed each year, and appro..
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among males in the United States. Approximately, 180,000 men are diagnosed each year, and approximately 95 p..
The potency of certain opioid painkillers has Massachusetts' judiciary considering whether to ban the substances from being brought into courtrooms as..
BOSTON - Cancer therapies including radiation and chemotherapy seek to treat the disease by killing tumor cells. Now a team including researchers at B..
Research published Wednesday in Genome Medicine details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer's disease. Brigham Young Unive..
New research provides insights on the potential effects of weight on the health of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A study published in Ar..
A macaque monkey sat in front of a computer. A yellow square—the target—appeared in the periphery on the left side of the screen. After a few seconds ..
New research provides insights on the potential effects of weight on the health of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A study published in Ar..
Research published Wednesday in Genome Medicine details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer's disease. Brigham Young Unive..
Eating nearly one-third a cup of almonds a day—either alone or combined with almost one-quarter cup of dark chocolate and 2 1/3 tablespoons of cocoa a..
Selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) are an increasingly popular form of appearance- and performance-enhancing drugs that are sold online an..
CHICAGO - Radiologic signs of injury could help identify victims of intimate partner violence, according to a study presented today at the annual meet..
Radiology images can reveal critical clues not only about a patient's current injuries, but also about patterns of violence a person may be experienci..
In big box stores, supermarkets, and even smaller grocers, food manufacturers' representatives seem to lurk at the end of every aisle hawking their ca..
Radiology images from a 21-year-old woman who presented with a chronic nasal bone fracture and soft tissue swelling of the left lateral face. Review o..
The Ebola epidemic that ravaged Liberia took a heavy toll on the country's medical ranks, leaving the West African nation with one of the lowest docto..
Although sutures and staples have been used for decades to close wounds or surgical incisions, both have their drawbacks: suturing can be time-consumi..
Need some help deciding which college football games to watch? Look no further. Each Friday, Times contributor Chuck Schilken handicaps what’s worth w..
Although sutures and staples have been used for decades to close wounds or surgical incisions, both have their drawbacks: suturing can be time-consumi..
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital led by Ying Bao, MD, ScD, an epidemiologist in BWH's Channing Division of Network Medicine and Assistant..
Between 2002 and 2014, reports of shared decision making increased significantly among adult Americans. Analyses of data from a nationally representat..
In an era when everyone seems to be tracking their daily 10,000 steps with a Fitbit, measuring calories with MyFitnessPal and monitoring fertility wit..
Running down the highlights and lowlights of Saturday in college football … WINNERS * Georgia. Still alive in the playoff race after smashing Kentucky..
Most stories that start off like Elizabeth Smart's do not have happy endings. At best, the answers that a family seeks and may even finally get only s..
BOSTON - Poor nutrition and lack of exercise lead to the increasing prevalence of obesity which, in turn, is the major predictor of diabetes and futur..
Poor nutrition and lack of exercise lead to the increasing prevalence of obesity which, in turn, is the major predictor of diabetes and future risk of..
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. The reasons cells in..
Brooklynn Prince is currently in talks to star alongside Angelina Jolie in 'The One and Only Ivan'. The seven-year-old actress recently starred alongs..
The blood-brain barrier - the semi-permeable membrane that surrounds the brain - offers important protection for a delicate organ, but in some cases, ..
“Florida Project’s” breakout star Brooklynn Prince is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in “The One and Only Ivan,” Disney’s live-action/animated adapta..
Plundering may be what pirates do, but a pair of screenwriters are now claiming that it's Disney doing the stealing when it comes to Pirates of the Ca..
(HealthDay)—Psychostimulant use during pregnancy is associated with a small increased relative risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth, according to a ..
Baltimore, Md., Nov. 14, 2017 - With a limited number of lungs available, deciding who gets a transplant can be a matter of life or death. New researc..
CHICAGO --- In a shift away from the more patriarchal/matriarchal relationship between doctor and patient, patients report an increased partnership wi..