The procedure can prevent the sickness from happening for years but the treatment is both unpleasant and dangerous.
James McAvoy met cancer patient Kelly during his visit in London. He made a heart-warming gesture that will help Kelly get to New York for treatment.
US regulators have approved Harvoni - a daily pill to treat hepatitis C that is simpler to administer than long-standing treatments. The Harvoni pill costs $94,500 for a 12-week course of treatment, or $1,125 per pill.
Breast cancer has many subtypes and researchers have devised a new tool that will identify the type of breast cancer. The classification could improve treatments and targeting of treatments for the disease.
A method of growing human cells from tissue removed from a patient's gastrointestinal (GI) tract has the potential to lead development of tailor-made therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and other GI conditions, according to a new research.
A new study has pinpointed a molecular cause of cachexia, raising the prospect of more effective treatments.
Researchers have successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs which could lead to new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism, according to a new study.
The UK's Institute of Cancer Research stated that current EU laws prevent children with cancer from getting potentially life-saving treatments.
Researchers found that men who were older and minorities were more likely to not get treated for depression.
Researchers reported that infertility treatments have declined from 8.5 percent to 6 percent.
Researchers found that for seniors, there were more improvements in health today than there were a generation ago.
A new study found that patients who are more involved with medical decisions ended up spending more time at hospitals and paid more medical fees.
A new study found that cancer patients are more likely to file for bankruptcy than people without cancer.
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend HIV screening at age 15.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.