Medical News

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won't survive, but she's hopeful one can be saved. Amber McCullough, of Hastings, Minnesota, was scheduled to have a C-section to deliver twin girls at the Colorado...
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year...
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas neurosurgeon facing criminal charges alleging he may have intentionally hurt patients who had turned to him to resolve debilitating injuries sent a chilling email to his girlfriend saying he was ready to "become a cold blooded killer," according to...
CHICAGO (AP) — A pediatricians' group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn 1. The interim guidance is in response to a major allergy study published earlier this year that found that exposure to peanuts...
CHICAGO (AP) — A pediatricians' group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they turn 1. The guidance is in response to a major allergy study published earlier this year that found that exposure to peanuts in...
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — A Swedish doctor has accomplished what many had deemed impossible by transplanting wombs into women and delivering four healthy babies so far — with a fifth soon on the way. Here are questions and answers about the revolutionary procedure. ___ Q: HOW...
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s, said it was "unimaginable" that she now...
LONDON (AP) — Health researchers say there are now nearly 47 million people living with dementia globally, up from 35 million in 2009. They warned that without a medical breakthrough, numbers will likely double every 20 years. In a report issued on Tuesday, researchers from...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who spent several days in a hospital after coming down with Legionnaires' disease has filed a civil lawsuit against the New York City hotel identified by authorities as the source of the deadly outbreak. Leslie Noble's lawsuit against the Opera House Hotel...