Chiropractors are jumping into the lucrative but barely regulated field of stem cell therapy, and hyping its potential. Mainstream orthopedic researchers warn that "regenerative medicine" has no magic bullets for arthritic knees and aching backs.
About 1.1 million Pennsylvanians - one in 10 under the age of 65 - are insured under the Affordable Care Act.
High fevers and sharp drops in blood pressure as well as potentially fatal brain swelling are among the side effects of one of the most promising new cancer treatments.
Get the most out of your medical appointments with these tips for patients from the Cherry Hill-based Power of the Patient Project.
Heart problems are still common - and sometimes dramatic - in active people.
While endometriosis has been associated with infertility for decades, a new meta-analysis concludes that pregnant women with the condition are at greater risk for complications during pregnancy and at delivery.
Gene therapy developed at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gets a unanimous endorsement from FDA advisers to treat rare inherited blindness.
Spark Therapeutics will be questioned by a Food and Drug Administration panel this week about its gene therapy to treat a rare inherited blindness.
From new ways to regenerate skin, to silver dressings, medicine is constantly on the hunt for better ways to help patients with serious burns. Best of all, says expert Linwood Haith, is tackling the causes, some of which may surprise you.
Physicians, nurses and other health practitioners can make a big difference by learning more about the lives - and challenges - of the patients they treat before prescribing medication.
Five months ago, a N.J. health panel voted to add chronic pain and 42 other conditions to the list of ailments that qualify for treatment with medical marijuana. But final approval appears a long way off. Why?
About 90,000 patients using Animas pumps will be offered the option of transferring to pumps made by Medtronic, the company said. Animas employs 410 globally, about half in Chesterbrook and at a manufacturing plant in West Chester.
A sale of the Memorial Hospital of Salem County is contingent upon access to the $51 million trust fund, lawmakers say.
The report, the latest to document a long-term reduction in breast-cancer mortality, attributed the declines to both improvements in treatments and to early detection by mammography.