Talk-show host Katie Couric is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Johns Hopkins Medicine's 19th annual A Woman's Journey symposium in Baltimore.
Extended use of the drug sofosbuvir resulted in a high cure rate in two subtypes of hepatitis C that account for 25 percent of U.S. cases, researchers say.
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Companies holding more than 40,000 patents on DNA molecules have essentially staked claim to the entire human genome for profit, U.S. researchers say.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was admitted to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center after a fall at his home, the hospital said.
An anti-copper drug compound that disables bone marrow cells from receiving migrating cancer tumor cells may curb the spread of cancer, U.S researchers say.
U.S. bioengineers and physicians say they created an artificial ear -- using 3-D printing and injectable molds -- that looks and acts like a natural ear.
The erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may help men who have problems with ejaculation and orgasm, U.S. researchers suggest.
Black patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure are not being prescribed beneficial, inexpensive diuretic drugs, U.S. researchers say.
A New York City study finds electronic health records can improve patient care in small physician practices if technical help is provided, researchers say.