The long search for a blood substitute could take a major step forward this year.

Talking and texting while driving cost hundreds of lives every year. Should physicians intervene before those accidents happen?

Testing cells in the nostril may change how doctors diagnose the deadliest form of cancer.

Reshma Jagsi suggests that sponsorships may play a big role in the gender imbalance at the top levels of academic medical centers.

Gene changes related to culture may play into how disease affects the body, according to researcher Esteban Burchard.

A new vaccine may prevent valley fever and break a long-standing impasse on fungal research.

A new, nationwide team of experts gives the toughest medical cases a chance at a breakthrough.

The Food and Drug Administration tries a fresh approach to medical devices suspected of falling short.

Next-generation MRI machines can look far inside the brain, and map in minute detail where things go wrong.

A discovery about the “tails” of tuberculosis antibodies may help in the fight against other diseases as well