With fountain-of-youth and cancer-cure promises galore, what's actually transformative -- and happening now -- might surprise you. The key is where to look.
With continued refrains of "too many" or "too few" being applied to manners of birth, which often serve to shame or assign blame, the focus is on the wrong issue. A new study on delivery mode helps inform us on this topic.
Identifying characteristics are essential to ensuring patient safety, so that the right treatment meets the right patient. 
Nurses in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit have their work cut out for them. Not only since they care for an extremely vulnerable population, but because they have to literally cut diapers to make them fit the smallest babies. But now two companies have designed specialized diapers with those babies in mind.
Gastroschisis is a dangerous condition that causes a baby's intestines to dangle outside the body through a small hole near the belly button. Cases are up over 250 percent between 1995 and 2012. What's worse, it's increased among mothers of every age and racial/ethnic group studied, and researchers don't know why.