kidney disease

A 62-year-old man just received the world’s first pig kidney transplant. Why experts say animal organs could ‘turn medicine on its ear.’

Olivia Martin

For the first time, a genetically modified pig kidney has been transplanted into a 62-year-old man by surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital, ...

Salt Substitute Reduces Risk for New Hypertension

Rachel Carter

Replacing regular salt with a salt substitute reduced the incidence of new hypertension compared with a usual salt group, without provoking hypotension, ...

Who, and what, are they good for?

Dr. Sarah Adams

By Michele Gershberg (Reuters) – Powerful weight-loss medicines like Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy leapt into public view in 2023, from social media to ...

ACC/AHA Issue Updated Atrial Fibrillation Guideline

Rachel Carter

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), and the Heart Rhythm ...

How old are you really? 4 ways ‘age-o-type’ reveals your body’s true age

Rachel Carter

Health By Asia Grace Published Nov. 2, 2023, 3:41 p.m. ET They say “age is just a number” — and now there’s ...