A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch -- like holding a child without squeezing too tightly. It's another step toward developing prosthetics that can feel.
Children with autism whose parents participated in an intervention and studied their interactions with them between the ages of two to four showed less severe symptoms of autism as they aged, according to a new study published in The Lancet.
A group of adults born with life-altering birth defects took to Parliament Hill on Tuesday, calling for the government to finally recognize them as victims of thalidomide, a disastrous prenatal drug banned more than 50 years ago.
An Ontario mother has launched a social media campaign to encourage the public to obtain the flu shot after her two-year-old son died from the virus in May. Jill Promoli said her son was vaccinated in December but he became ill after his sibling caught the flu at school.