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Year: 1982 Setting: Ouesso hospital, Northern Congo Position: Medical expert on a timber consortium mission It has been quite an adventure riding for three days …

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Today at Wired Science, Aaron Rowe brings us the Top 10 Scientific Music Videos. The topics range from the human heart to the Large Hadron …

Drug manufacturer Roche announced yesterday (6/09/09) that for financial reasons it will stop marketing Accutane, a medication for treating severe acne. Roche's patent on the …

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Keith Humphreys, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral science, is embarking on a new role this week - that of Senior Policy Advisor at the …

When I asked Stanford health-care economist Victor Fuchs back in 2005 what it would take to significantly reform the U.S. health-care system, he said nothing …

Year: 1997 Setting: Singapore Position: Emergency medicine consultant Yes, I will be ready in two hours. The representative of International SOS, a provider of medical …

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Score one for low-tech, high-impact interventions: The newest revolution in microbiology testing walks on four legs and says "baa." It's the hair sheep, a less-hirsute …

Recently, I've had occasion to ask several different scientists on several different projects why their particular lines of research haven't been studied more. Unsurprisingly, the …

Yesterday was a busy day for celebrity media coverage, with actress Farrah Fawcett losing her battle with cancer and King of Pop Michael Jackson dying …

You're not likely to get well at the hospital if you can't sleep. A new program at Stanford Hospital & Clinics recognizes this fundamental idea …

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Year: 1989 Setting: Medical office in We, New Caledonia Position: First and only private general practitioner on the island As I am consulting with patients …

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A woman with dark-brown eyes has identical-twin green-eyed daughters. Their dad also has brown eyes, as did everyone else in the previous three generations, with …

Victor Fuchs, PhD, one of the nation's foremost health economists, says a government-run plan will not solve the huge financial issues that plague health-care in …

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Year: 1983 Setting: Branch of the St Francis Hospital, Ikoyi island in Lagos, Nigeria Position: Only European private general practitioner in Lagos A few days …

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