Drinking just a handful of beers a week is associated with long-term changes to a person’s brain, a new study finds — although the functional meaning of these changes is unclear.
Proton therapy only works for specific types of cancer, but Louisiana officials are hopeful their centers will make the state a medical tourism destination.
By Leah Rosenbaum, STAT
After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, Oakland firefighters want to create a peer counseling program to help cope with PTSD and other mental health issues.
By Ike Swetlitz, STAT
Mylan may have overcharged taxpayers as much as $1.27 billion over 10 years for its signature EpiPens, according to an analysis released Wednesday.
A component of cannabis reduced seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions.
Ethiopia’s former health minister -- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus -- has been elected to serve as the next director-general of the World Health Organization — the first African picked to lead the global health agency.
By Kate Sheridan, STAT
Flushing fallopian tubes with a poppyseed oil-based solution may help a woman to conceive, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
By Ed Silverman, STAT
The rejection prompted anger from Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has pushed the U.S. Army to negotiate a more favorable agreement with Sanofi.
By Max Blau, STAT
The Copper Basin Medical Center has launched a GoFundMe campaign to try to raise enough money to serve its rural community. It's not going well.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
To date there have been nine suspected cases of Ebola, three of whom have died, according to local authorities. The first case dates back to April 22.
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