medical advances

Gigi the parrot suffered from a rare condition that meant her bill didn't stop growing.
It is not a bottleneck at the FDA that is to blame. Medical research is simply not producing the breakthroughs needed for breast cancer. And we should not let a reduction of safety and efficacy standards replace our demand for safer and more effective treatments.
HuffPost Live sat down with people who are HIV positive to share their stories of survival. We take a look at their interviews and hear how medical discoveries and activism changed attitudes towards the disease.
As a 2011 editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association makes clear, we're far from a consensus as to whether
Thanks to technological advances in microsurgery and space-age breakthroughs, people like James Hindman with Age-related Macular Degeneration have new hope from the world's tiniest telescope that's implanted into the person's eye.
As we count down the days to the end of the year, here's a round up of 10 diabetes products, drugs, gadgets, and insights that occurred in 2012.
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Medtronic has discovered that implants similar to its flagship cardiac defibrillator can give a
Students have enrolled in classes that will allow them to go above and beyond what is imagined, much less expected, of young adults. Their plan: Mashavu Networked Healthcare Solutions, a self-sustaining telemedicine system, designed by students to be implemented in rural Kenya.
Sadly, in the ongoing, often vitriolic debates about health care for us all, Americans have lost sight of the iconic importance of our physicians and medical scientists -- the foundation of our medical health care system.
Americans find long-lost friends on Facebook. They meet on Facebook. They post pictures of parties, vacations or even family
To a degree, the medical miracles of yesterday have slowly become the miraculous advances of today. Many previously unexplained situations are now seen clearly from a scientific standpoint.