Evan and Eric Edwards have life-threatening allergies and wanted to develop a better way to deliver epinephrine. Their vision started when the brothers were high school seniors and became a reality soon afterward.
Chronic pain conditions now affect more than 116 million Americans, according to the Institute of Medicine, a figure that dwarfs the number of people who suffer from diabetes, coronary heart disease/stroke and cancer combined.
Less cancer treatment may be better, and being in good physical shape may help keep cancer away, according to the latest research being presented at the largest convergence of cancer experts worldwide.
It's practically unheard of in the United States and most Western countries. But it's a terrible occurrence in a culture where a woman's status and dignity is decided by her ability to provide a husband with multiple children.
Kaiba Gionfriddo suffered from a rare obstruction in his lungs called bronchial malacia and stopped breathing daily. He was three months old when doctors tried an experiment using a "body part" created on a 3-D printer.
A Tennessee compounding pharmacy on probation has voluntarily recalled an anti-inflammatory steroid injection in at least 11 states after seven patients developed abscesses in North Carolina and Illinois, officials said Friday.
Researchers managed to create embryonic stem cells through cloning, a breakthrough in the field that was announced May 15 in the journal Cell. That study is now being called into question -- but not necessarily on scientific grounds.
Adrian Raine, author of "Anatomy of Violence," argues that acts of violence have to do with bad biology. Numerous studies have showed correlations between brain impairments and aggressive adolescents and violent adult offenders. But it's not too late to intervene, he said. Biology is not destiny.
Inside Moore Medical Center's emergency room, Dr. Stephanie Barnhart had been monitoring the weather all afternoon. A tornado watch was in effect, but that was almost commonplace for this time of year in Oklahoma.