Frontline correspondent Dave Iverson recently learned he has Parkinson's disease, like his father and brother before him. Iverson discusses his personal struggle and the latest medical research.
After Dikla Benzeevi was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at 32, she formed a network of young cancer survivors. Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on her story of strength and achievement.
About 5 million Americans suffer from dementia -- about half of those from suspected Alzheimer's disease -- according to official estimates. Now, researchers are looking for new treatments in a field that hasn't seen a major advance since the 1960s.
Researchers and activists focused on the search for an HIV vaccine and other prevention methods, as well as broadening access to HIV care across the globe, at this week's International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, which concluded Friday.
Question/Comment: When the NewsHour does segments on health care, I would love for you or any of the staff to ask the health care administrators, economists and especially the politicians why people support a health care system that requires…
New Research Questions How to Treat Concussion 'Epidemic'…
The Veterans Administration is unprepared to care for brain-injured Iraq war veterans once they leave rehabilitation centers and return home to VA hospitals, a new documentary reports. An advocate and the VA secretary discuss treating the injuries.
Officials opened Building 18 of the Walter Reed medical center to the media after reports described mold-covered walls and mice at the outpatient facility. Two former patients discuss their treatment, then Reps. Bob Filner and Christopher Shays react to the…
Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a new way to turn off the effects of specific genes, a process that has opened new pathways in medical treatment.
An estimated 4.5 million Americans have Alzheimer's, and the number is expected to triple within 10 years. Families of patients are making efforts to push the private and public sectors toward finding better treatments.
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