Latest Boston Healthwatch
A breakthrough has been made in organ transplants that uses the cells in the patient’s own body.
“How early should obesity prevention start?” That’s the name of a “perspective” in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.
As soon as next summer, nuggets and other popular chicken products could be made with chicken processed in China, all because of a recent change in regulations.
Pauline Alighieri Executive Director of the Friends of Mel Foundation, is dedicated to showing cancer patients “the art of living.”
U.S. women are increasingly using donated eggs to get pregnant, with often good results, although the ideal outcome — a single baby born on time at a healthy weight — is still uncommon, a study found.
New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.
It’s a faster way to make doctor appointments, patients can get an hour or more with their physician, and it’s cutting down on health care costs. The catch? You’ll have to see the doctor with a group of strangers.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu but adults have a way to go.
Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.