A study by the Center for Studying Health System Change, in Washington has said fewer than 25 percent of doctors use e-mail to communicate with patients.
A shortage of teachers at U.S. nursing schools is reportedly limiting student capacity, while the demand for nurses continues to increase.
Italian researchers say making young athletes undergo mandatory heart checkups may establish their risk for sudden cardiac death.
The International Space Station crew will take a brief ride around their home next Tuesday with NASA-TV providing live coverage of the short journey.
Medical officials say more than 2,700 cases of dengue fever have been reported in India, with at least 40 deaths.
While most adult children of U.S. immigrants experience upward economic and social mobility, a new study finds many do not, due to a lack of education.
An American Cancer Society study has credited anti-smoking campaigns with reducing the number of annual cancer deaths in the United States.
A survey of European sexual practices finds widespread ignorance of AIDS prevention, including misinformation among the British public.
Italy plans to set up an atmospheric monitoring station on Mount Everest on the Nepal-China border, more than 24,000 feet above sea level.
U.S. officials say changes in the Medicare prescription drug plan for next year will include more choices and better coverage especially in the "doughnut hole."
A mumps outbreak has spread from Wheaton College to two other small schools in Chicago's western suburbs.
U.S. scientists say they have achieved a one-step somatic cell nuclear transfer procedure using a differentiated cell as a nuclear donor.
The results of two large, randomized clinical trials published October 5, 2006, in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrate that the drug ranibizumab is an effective treatment for neovascular macular degeneration, a comp ...
Henry Higgins isn't the only one to wonder why a woman can't be more like a man. A University of Michigan study contributes a new answer to the age-old question, adding to the debate on gender differences and ...
Two University of Delaware researchers have discovered a means to detect and identify damage within advanced composite materials by using a network of tiny carbon nanotubes, which act in much the same manner as human nerves.