Immersion in virtual reality may relieve some of the pain of contractions before childbirth, a small study suggests.

World Cancer Day and Ogilvy Health has made a commitment to make an impact on cancer.

The Fitbit on your wrist not only counts your steps and minutes of sleep, it can also help tell if you are coming down with the flu – and warn health authorities to get ready to help.

The software of life is how Moderna Inc. CEO Stephane Bancel describes messenger RNA (mRNA), which is at the core of the company’s drug development process.

The results of a recent study on physical activity have researchers asking what in the world will it take to get people moving.

Eli Lilly will add 100 jobs to the company’s manufacturing facilities at the Lilly Technology Center campus in Indianapolis.

Apple Inc. launched an app that will let users of the company’s devices to enroll in three health studies, allowing them to share health-related data for medical research.

Veeva Systems has acquired Physicians World, a leading provider of speakers bureau services.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together to help drive timely diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib) with the aim of improving earlier detection in individuals at increased risk of stroke.