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Two new drugs that can dramatically lower cholesterol have won endorsements from Food and Drug Administration advisers, a last step to full approval.
Researchers have come up with a new way of classifying brain tumors that can more accurately predict how serious one is.
A steady decline in Ebola cases has stopped and the numbers are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says.
A children's hospital in Ohio uses an app like Snapchat to give parents real-time video, text and photo updates from the operating room. And since the "snaps" or updates seemingly disappear, patient records may remain protected and liability is possibly minimized. WCMH's Ellie Merritt report.
The WHO urged South Korea to re-open thousands of schools closed over MERS fears, saying the virus was unlikely to spread among healthy children.
A woman who had her ovarian tissue removed and frozen as a child has given birth to a baby after the tissue was successfully transplanted back into her.
New York will require warnings about salt in restaurant food while San Francisco is ready to ban soda ads.
The main provisions of the 2013 law were upheld, including regulations that proponents of access to abortion say threaten many clinics.
A new kind of artificial leg not only powers itself, but lets users control it just by thinking about what they want to do, researchers report.
A patient with an extremely hard to treat form of tuberculosis faces months and possibly years of grueling treatment with a cocktail of antibiotics.
A female patient with an extremely hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington D.C.
Advisers to the FDA will meet this week to consider approval of a new class of cholesterol drugs that could help hundreds of thousands of people.
A new system looks like a game, but is actually helping athletes with concussions to re-train their brains. John Rogers reports.
A steady onslaught of loud noise, particularly through ear buds, is damaging young people's hearing, although they may not realize it for years.
Over a six month period, NBC News correspondent Harry Smith reports on the potential lifesaving benefits of medicinal marijuana and the emotional journey three Virginia families must take to help their children who suffer from life threatening seizures.