The 17-year-old patient's lungs were so severely inflamed and scarred that they had to be replaced.
Would you believe that one nerve controls everything from your ability to feel the skin on your ear to the speed of your heart and your digestive system? Get to know the vagus nerve
The findings add to a growing body of research linking marijuana use to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems.
Our brains are ravenous, guzzling up to a quarter of the body's energy. So thinking really hard should be an easy way to burn more calories — right?
An employee at Buffalo Wild Wings died, and more than a dozen others were injured, when they were exposed to toxic fumes created by a mix of common cleaners.
Preliminary data from an innovative clinical trial suggests CRISPR could be safe for use in cancer therapy.
Extensive and rapid weight loss in teens with anorexia makes them severely ill, regardless of their overall weight.
A man in China who experienced seizures and other mysterious symptoms turned out to have a rare parasitic tapeworm in his brain.
Although certain genes boost a person's risk of depression, increased levels of exercise essentially canceled out this risk.
A new study dives into the phenomenon of "crowd diagnosis," wherein strangers on the internet ask each other for health advice.
A woman developed a horrifying infection with a parasitic eye worm that she likely caught while on a trail run in California.
This Sunday, people across the United States can luxuriate in an extra hour of sleep as daylight saving time comes to an end.
When a boy's tongue became stubbornly stuck in a juice bottle neck, a doctor had a unique idea to get it unstuck.
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