Pertussis, also known as whopping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to breathe.
Blood platelets, which prevent excessive bleeding, are needed for cancer and organ transplant patients. Your platelet donation could save a life.
A study about “sleep genes” in mice might explain why we need sleep, and how we may be able to treat sleep disorders in the future.
UT Southwestern patient, Madelyn, shares how her dog prompted her to see the doctor that diagnosed her with ovarian cancer.
Planning to skip a flu shot because you’re pregnant? Think again. Dr. Horsager strongly recommends getting a flu shot during your pregnancy to protect you and your baby.
Without research volunteers like Sheri Evans, clinical advancements toward new medical treatments simply aren’t possible.
The pancreas is a vital part of the digestive system and helps regulate blood sugar. Rebecca Minter, M.D., and Jessica Abramowitz, M.D., explain how it’s possible to live without one.
Hepatitis C is a manageable diagnosis and living a healthy life can slow the advances.
Altitude training gives elite runners and swimmers a competitive edge, but the “live high, train low” lifestyle may benefit anyone’s heart.
Dr. Richardson and her patient, Britni Adams, discuss radical trachelectomy, a procedure to treat cervical cancer and preserve fertility.