On average, there are 16,000 people on the waiting list for a liver transplant.
ystonia is a movement disorder that affects about 300,000 Americans.
Now researchers are planning a clinical trial to test Vagus nerve stimulation.
Letters flash across the screen. Using only her mind, Jan Freeman will focus on them to form a message. For Freeman, it’s a new way to communicate.
More than half a million children under age 15 has a severe communication disorder impairing their ability to speak or communicate with others.
When children experience heart failure, they often need a transplant to replace their defected organ, but waiting can take time. Now, there’s a new device that helps the heart do its job—without stopping a kid from being a kid.
Over 120,000 people need life-saving organ transplants and each day 18 of them die waiting for one.
Women are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, and more likely serve as a caregiver to those affected as well.
Imagine being born profoundly deaf: missing the vital nerve needed for you to hear. Without it, you had no options; until now.
When you think of 3D, you think movie and video games, but researchers are using 3D printing to customize medical implants and to grow body parts.
More people in the United States dies from lung cancer than any other type of cancer.
Now a Michigan doctor has pioneered a treatment that could be the solution these patients are searching for.
One hundred million people suffer from chronic pain and some patients only get relief through a stimulator implant, but once the device is in place patients cannot get MRI screenings.
The little known condition that could kill you while you travel this holiday season.
A new drug, fast-tracked by the FDA,
A recent discovery identifies a rare genetic defect for the first time ever.
She lost her baby, her limbs and nearly lost her life, but one young woman never lost her faith.
Find out what's racing down the FDA fast track.
A new type of targeted therapy is helping patients with lung cancer live longer without chemotherapy.
When you think of an avatar you think of the movies or video games, but now avatars are helping athletes play better than ever before.
Thirty-six million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches.
One in five families deal with the challenges of dementia and alzheimers. Within the next 12 years, that number is expected to grow to one in two.
At least 100 million American adults – more than the total affected by heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined – are affected by chronic pain.
Sharion Wilton is happiest with a needle and thread in hand, but quilting was just too painful when Sharion injured her spine 15 years ago.
Stents, balloons, artificial valves. Today, there are more life-saving heart devices than ever!
Thirty percent of infant deaths in the U.S. are because of congenital heart defects.
For the first time a vaccine that could reverse type-one diabetes.
Stroke survivors it is never too late to regain what you've lost.
Headaches are unpleasant, but migraines can be downright unbearable.
What you can do to prevent kidney stones.
What if you could see health problems before they're diagnosed.
New Lasik techniques that cut the fear for patients.
Researchers are developing to help keep you alive.
It is a tool that helps surgeons communicate better with their patients.
Here is a look at the allergy alert for Texoma today.
Could a new breed of health care professionals help keep you out of the doctor's office?
A woman who was a picture of good health suffered a heart attack at 41!
Autism diagnosis could soon happen at birth.
Now a new simple treatment for wounds can help heal them before they have a chance to kill.
One in ten adults in the U.S. suffers from depression. For many, the symptoms are debilitating and the current treatments just don't work.