U.S. Approves 1st Drug Developed To Prevent Chronic MigrainesThe monthly shot Aimovig is the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines.
Army Doctors Transplant New Ear From Soldier's ArmAn Army soldier who lost her ear has received a revolutionary transplant which saw doctors grow a brand new ear on the patient's own arm.
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Do Therapy Dogs Actually Like Their Jobs? Study Says YesA new study published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science has found that therapy dogs are not "stressed" by their work with patients and actually seem to enjoy the activity in many cases.
Fish Tank Coral Produced Toxin That Nearly Killed FamilyA Texas mother is speaking out after an attempt to clean a fish tank nearly killed her and her entire family.
Injured Veteran Receives First Total Penis, Scrotum TransplantThe Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.
Baboons Escape Research Center With Barrel Used As A LadderIn a real life game of "Barrel of Monkeys," four baboons escaped a Texas research center after turning their toy barrel into a makeshift ladder.
Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
I-Team: Retired Texas School Teachers Struggle To Afford PrescriptionsMost public school teachers did not get into the profession to get rich but for their years of service, the Texas government promised teachers a small pension at retirement and affordable healthcare the rest of their life.
Studies Link Legal Marijuana With Fewer Opioid PrescriptionsCan legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction? Pot can relieve pain, so advocates for liberalizing marijuana laws have proposed it as a lower-risk alternative to opioids.
First Case Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea Reported In UKPublic Health England is investigating the case of a man infected with a multidrug-resistant form of gonorrhea. The man caught the sexually transmitted infection in southeast Asia.
Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People To Take Their PillsTake two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.
Antibiotic Use Soars As Resistance Crisis WorsensDespite the continued rise of antibiotic resistance, new research shows worldwide use of antibiotics skyrocketed between 2000 and 2015.
UnitedHealthcare To Pass Drug Rebates On To Some CustomersThe nation's largest health insurer plans to give some customers a break at the pharmacy counter starting next year.