Tagged With Medicine

There has been a disturbing rise in the maternal death rate in the US, and experts say it's the most dangerous developed country to give birth in


A Silicon Valley company just launched 'smart' cancer pills that track you with tiny sensors stamped into your medications


A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US



CPR isn't as safe as you may think and that's because TV gets survival rates wrong


Trump may have shamed Pfizer for increasing drug prices, but that isn't stopping drugmakers from doing more of the same


A fresh crop of promising drugs is poised to change the way depression is treated for the first time in decades. Here are the ones to watch in 2019.



My 10-year-old son's rare illness has shown me exactly how health insurance fails so many Americans


A treatment for the most common food allergy could be available next year, and one biotech just drew ahead in the race for the $3 billion market


The reason some men can't grow full beards, according to a dermatologist


A cancer drug that AbbVie acquired in a $10 billion deal is looking more and more like a failure


I tried a test that let me peek inside my microbiome, the 'forgotten organ' that scientists say is the future of medicine — and what I learned shocked me


A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she's already testing it on animals



'Engineering overkill': A potent new drug '1,000 times stronger than morphine' is trying to solve a problem that doesn't exist, doctors say


'We're shooting for thousands of clinics': A Silicon Valley startup has been quietly laying plans to take on heavyweight One Medical. We got the first look inside.


Most rehabs don't offer a science-backed treatment for drug addiction. A new initiative aims to change that.


A new startup backed by an anti-ageing wunderkind is taking cues from animal hibernation to help humans recover from heart attacks and strokes



The startup behind a tool designed to save you a doctor's visit has partnered with Bill and Melinda Gates


A man who overdosed on erectile dysfunction medicine now has red-tinted vision — and doctors say it's 'irreversible'


A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging has introduced a new platform that could change the way lab-grown meat is made


A new lab-grown meat startup may have overcome a key barrier to making meat without slaughter