A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.
Reversing type 2 diabetes - or at least putting it into remission for years - is possible. Note, however, that reversal does not mean cure.
The issue has been the target of vigorous advocacy by young cancer survivors who report that their symptoms didn't get enough attention by doctors who didn't suspect colon cancer.
After decades of frustration, emphysema researchers have shown that putting one-way valves in airways can relieve the suffocating effects of the progressive, incurable, smoking-related disease.
Technology makes the difficult task of monitoring skin changes easier, and that could mean more frequent self-checks.
A staple of labor and delivery in Europe, nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is catching on in U.S. maternity units and birthing centers.
A young filmmaker has directed a documentary about deadly medical errors, an issue that his late father tackled as a pioneer of patient safety research.
Marilyn Alexander has benefited from a revolution in the treatment of multiple myeloma. She and her identical twin, Sharon, have paid it forward, raising money and helping other patients.
Women account for 58 percent of the14.7 million people in the U.S. living with COPD and 53 percent of those who die from it, according to the American Lung Association.
An estimated 1 in 10 women suffers from endometriosis. Yet the disease remains an enigma largely because awareness is lacking.
A $1 million award will help Temple University researchers explore the relationship between the heart and fat.
The sophisticated T-cell technology that has been amazingly effective against certain blood cancers has not worked well in solid tumors. But as researchers persist, there are glimmers of progress.
After implementing a new electronic alert system, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania saw its rehab referral rates jump from 12 percent to 75 percent.