Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

5 percent of the millions who enter intensive care units use up one-third of ICU resources, study finds

Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating Room

Study found they outperformed surgeons when stitching pig intestines back together

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

Why Humans Have Bigger Brains

Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study

Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

Could Infant Colds, Other Infections Raise Type 1 Diabetes Risk?

Study suggests a link, but researchers still don't understand the potential mechanisms

Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

For ADHD, Start With Behavior Therapy, Not Drugs: CDC

Parents of hyperactive young children can help them improve through guidance, experts say