As the world has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, other microbial foes are waging war on humans. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a growing threat. But viruses may defeat them.
The legal uncertainty surrounding telemedicine services is not without consequences. Patients may not have access to public protection remedies.
Weed, though far less dangerous than many other drugs, is not entirely without risk. Some 59% of people treating pain with medical cannabis experience moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
There's no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.
The tiny air pollutants known as PM2.5, emitted by vehicles, factories and power plants, aren’t just a hazard for lungs. A study finds more brain shrinkage in older women exposed to pollution.
A new strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 appears to be spreading fast in the UK. This probably isn't a big problem, but the data isn't in yet.
The pandemic is placing strain not just on doctors and nurses but the medical laboratory professionals who conduct the billions of medical tests behind the scenes.
Understanding how cells grow under a variety of conditions is necessary for diagnosing disease and developing treatments in the future.
Trafficking of counterfeit medicines is on the rise, with Interpol seizing £10.4m of counterfeit COVID related products in March 2020
New strategy helps build synthetic organs from scratch. This enabled the researchers to grow functioning liver tissue in the lab that could be transplanted into mice with liver disease.
Like it or not, the facial feature most influenced by your genes is your nose. Researchers investigate which genes are involved in sculpting the face.
Medicine's linguistic history in English is rich indeed, peppered with borrowings from French. But the Old English renderings retain a certain charm.
Hospitals are losing staff to quarantines as rural COVID-19 cases rise, and administrators fear flu season will make it worse. And then there's the politics.
The detailed work of making the End of Life Choice Act work in practice now begins, including the decision about how assisted dying will be funded.
A new discovery offers hope for ways to treat a debilitating disease that has become a leading cause of death in the US..
Who knew that black licorice had a dark side? A scientist explains when this treat becomes a threat.
A new study is the first to identify sex differences in inflammation and immune cell activation in response to SARS-CoV-2 infection, which causes COVID-19.
Michael Houghton, an Edmonton-based virologist, was one of the recipients of this year's Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for the discovery of hepatitis C.
The Trump administration wants to go it alone when it comes to vaccine development and distribution. What does this mean for the U.S. and the world?