Roseanne Barr appeared to blame Ambien, a prescription sleeping pill, for the racist tweet that ultimately led to her popular ABC show “Roseanne” to be canceled on Tuesday by ABC.
A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations.
A Tennessee mother who gave birth while she was in a coma died three years after she regained consciousness, her family said.
Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada was accused of falsely administering chemotherapy to patients who didn’t need it and he was also charged with fraud and money laundering.
A never-before-seen virus that's a relative of the notorious smallpox virus has been found lurking in rodents in Texas, according to a new study.
A growing number of American parents are using marijuana when they still have children living at home, according to a new study that suggests cannabis may be complicating efforts to limit kids' exposure to second-hand smoke.
A man in Australia helped save the lives of more than 2 million babies by donating his "special" blood, which was used to make a medication that can prevent life-threatening problems in newborns.
A renowned 104-year-old Australian scientist who traveled to Switzerland last week died Thursday, ending his life in a medically assisted suicide.
A renowned 104-year-old Australian scientist who traveled to Switzerland last week has planned to end his life on Thursday in a medically assisted suicide—possibly by lethal injection.
Shampooing with a drug designed to treat brittle bones could help cure baldness within days, research suggests.
Several Auburn University graduates and more than a dozen North Carolina residents have all developed a rare form of eye cancer in a case that has left doctors baffled.
David Goodall, 104, a world-renowned scientist said he will travel to Switzerland this week to end his life.
Rebecca Zeni’s family said the former model suffered a terrible death after she was eaten alive by a scabies infestation while in the care of Shepherd Hills Nursing Home.
What if a doctor could physically feel the pain their patients were experiencing? Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist and clinical researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, can do just that. He has a neurological trait called mirror-touch, a medical mystery that causes him to feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people.
Early- and mid-career scientists face tougher odds than their more-experienced colleagues, which can be discouraging for young creative minds looking for a chance to fight cancer. Meet Paul Northcott, a 40-year-old investigator from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital who knows firsthand how early grant money can impact innovative cancer research.
A study found bathroom hand dryers spray bacteria, including fecal matter, on people’s hands.
This study is the first to thoroughly track the brain's cell production over the course of a typical human lifetime.
Little Dylan, 4, is now the poster child of for CLIC Sargent, a charity that helps families with children who have cancer.
More than 90 percent of pregnant women in a small Indiana study had glyphosate in their urine, and higher concentrations were associated with earlier deliveries.
Smokers who say they want to kick the habit might have an easier time if they don't use e-cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests.