A London start-up has invented a do-it-yourself DNA kit consumers can use to test the "athlete gene" — and other genetic identity markers.
A huge Hewlett Packard Enterprise project hopes to use massive data sets to better craft medical treatments and medicines for patients.
Scientists are one step closer in harnessing the power of genome sequencing to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism.
The Swiss pharmaceutical company struggles after a cheaper version of Gleevec launched in February.
With a grant from the Defense Department, a Florida medical center is creating a video game to train doctors for robotic surgery.
Michael Mussallem, Edwards Lifesciences CEO, talks about recent data on transcathether heart valves which show a minimally invasive procedure to replace the aortic heart valve is superior to open-heart surgery for patients with certain risks of complications.
It's hoped the FDA will approve an artificial pancreas in 2017. The device is expected to transform treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Bill Ackman should have listened!
The Zika virus is prompting bug spray manufacturer S.C. Johnson to ramp up production, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
New advances provide new hope for prosthetics, including an accurate sense of touch and robotic limbs developed at a fraction of the cost.
Before testing your own genome, it helps to realize it can raise more questions than it answers.
A $199 service from health company 23andMe gives individuals data from ancestry to risks of carrying a genetic condition.
Personalized medicine is more costly than traditional treatment, which worries insurers. But these drugs can improve outcomes for patients.
About 1 in 5 Medicare dollars is spent on this disease that affects over 5 million Americans. Yet not enough is being done to find a cure.
Elton John told CNBC that he could petition the queen to force Commonwealth countries to revoke anti-gay legislation.
Bone replacements, human tissue and prosthetics are being created by 3-D bioprinters. The science will soon be used to customize drugs.
Theranos only uses its finger-prick technology in one test after pressure from regulators, The WSJ reports.
As baby boomers age, UPS, FedEx and DHL expect health-care logistics to become a more important part of their future.
China's much-hyped market for vitamins and supplements is facing a steep challenge from traditional remedies from ginseng to deer antler.
Teen creates cheaper way to test for Ebola