The debate heightens over how long to let first-year medical residents work after announcement the current cap of 16 hours will be lifted.
Researchers in long-term study say avoiding gluten may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, but other experts say a lack of fiber may be the real culprit.
The recent failure of two high-profile drug trials has researchers digging deeper for answers on more effective ways to treat Alzheimer's disease.
The American Heart Association releases guidelines to help women with heart defects decide if they should become pregnant.
Scientists at two institutions say the benefits of statins outweigh any negative effects. Not everyone agrees.
California scientists say new treatments could be developed if cancer cells are treated as foreign invaders like infectious diseases.
In the United States, there are great disparities in life expectancy between ethnicities, socioeconomic status, and even neighborhoods. What can we do about it?