The shortcomings of the whooping cough vaccine may help explain the disease's resurgence
Parents need better information, ideally before a baby is born
Medically induced comas are only used when other options are lacking
Finding individual differences in tumors is key to treating the right patient with the right medicine at the right time, researchers say
Imbibing the liquid of fermented fruit may have had its start in medicinal traditions
Could the mysterious disease that plagued comedian Bernie Mac for 25 years have played a role in his death?
Also called cell-transfer therapy, it is one of a new class of approaches being developed to strengthen the innate ability of the immune system to fight cancer
An unusual enzyme called telomerase acts on parts of chromosomes known as telomeres. The enzyme has recently been found in many human tumors and is being eyed as a new target for cancer therapy...
Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions—yet doctors are reluctant to use them