The mantra to "complete the course" for antibiotics is wrong and possibly dangerous, scientists say.
The idea that gut bacteria can either be "good" or "bad" may not tell the whole story.
In the most detailed study to date comparing the muscles of chimps and humans, researchers found that chimps are 1.35 times more powerful than people.
The AMA is taking aim at hospitals with a policy recommendation encouraging healthier food and drink options for patients, visitors and staff.
Scientists find that pain receptors can hide inside cells; but they can still find them and deactivate them, which may lead to better pain medication.
Researchers used a 3D printer to create eye-like structures to help the faces of kids who are missing eyes to grow naturally and symmetrically.
The first robotic surgical technique for the eye brings great precision and safety to a delicate surgery on the retina.
Could encouraging a natural circadian rhythm help comatose patients awaken? A small study says yes.
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