Byline: By MARILYNN MARCHIONE

Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease, although it’s too...

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that’s mostly due...

Chinese authorities appear to have confirmed a scientist’s unpublished claim that he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies and that a...

China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

11/29/18

China’s government ordered a halt Thursday to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies, as a...

Exercise guidelines changing

11/19/18

New U.S. guidelines on exercise advise starting sooner to get children active to avoid health problems later in life.Physical activity guidelines...

Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

11/10/18

Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients.Fish oil taken by...

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease...

Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer’s disease – basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes...

New research calls into question what’s in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets. Using a different intravenous fluid instead...

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of...

Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch...

A girl saw her mother’s face for the first time. A boy tore through the aisles of Target, marveling at toys he never knew existed. A teen walked...

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