Bill Gates is donating $12 million to fund research for a universal flu vaccine. The billionaire spoke Friday at the annual meeting for the Massachusetts Society of Medicine in Boston, where he announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with Google co-founder and Alphabet
Could lifting weights take a weight off the mind? Yes, said a newly published analysis of dozens of studies that looked at mood disorders. Exercise can help improve symptoms of depression , the analysis found -- and not just aerobic exercises like running, jazzercise or cardio machines. Whether
A form of ecstasy, the illegal club drug known for its a euphoric high, may be able to help people with post-traumatic stress disorder. The pure chemical form of the drug, known as MDMA, is showing potential for therapy. Approximately seven percent of people in the United States will suffer from
Ashley Spencer boarded an American Airlines flight Sunday hoping a doctor from the Cleveland Clinic could treat her serious illness. She just never expected it to happen midflight. Spencer, a Philadelphia native, boarded her flight to Cleveland Saturday seeking treatment for eosinophilic
The actor dishes on his starring role as the president in the hit ABC series.
Ketamine, often associated with street drug "Special-K" and also a hospital-grade anesthetic, could be a breakthrough, fast-acting therapy for major depression in a nasal spray form, according to a new study. People with depression are 20 times more likely to attempt suicide than the general
Despite being urged by doctors to do otherwise, one bride battling stage 4 cancer kept her wedding date because it had a special meaning for her. Laurin and Michael Bank wed on March 24, which was also the couple's third anniversary of when they first started dating. Still, the two were unsure if
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the new drug that could reduce hot flashes caused by menopause, and the new research that links highly fit middle-age women to a lower risk of developing dementia.
A new class of drugs could be life-changing for millions of women in menopause who suffer with hot flashes. A medication being tested in the U.K. and here in the U.S. may be the key to alleviating several of the uncomfortable menopause side effects -- and hopefully without the need for hormone