The life expectancy gap between men and women reached its widest in nearly three decades, driven by more men dying of Covid and drug overdoses.
A new antibiotic, zoliflodacin, is as effective as the current standard of care. Its creation may hasten the arrival of other needed antibiotics.
About 7 percent of adults have rolled up their sleeves for the new vaccines, according to new agency data.
A major lawsuit against Meta has placed a spotlight on our fraught relationship with online social information.
The debate over aid in dying still rages in the language that medicine and the media use to describe the practice.
In some patients, remnants of the coronavirus in the gut may stifle production of serotonin, an important neurotransmitter, researchers suggest.
Shedding the concept “completely strikes at our sense of identity and autonomy,” the Stanford biologist and neurologist argues. It might also be liberating.
Researchers demonstrated that off-the-shelf sensors can measure the subtle changes of disease progression.
Approximately 20 percent of teenagers had major depressive disorder in 2021, but less than half who needed treatment received it, a new study found.
Many online marijuana dispensaries do not enforce age limits on purchases and have other lax policies that enable minors to buy cannabis on the internet.