To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals, Scientists Find
Understanding how brains actively erase memories may open new understanding of memory loss and aging, and open the possibility of new treatments...
Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Spearheads Initiative to Align Management of Immunotherapy Side Effects
The first consensus recommendations on recognition and clinical management of immune-related side effects from cancer immunotherapy are published...
HIV-Positive Adults Are Under-Treated for Cardiovascular Problems Compared to Those Without HIV
People with both HIV and risk factors for heart disease and stroke were less likely to be treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and...
As Malaria Resists Treatment, Experts Warn of Global Crisis
A strain of malaria resistant to two drugs, including artemisinin, which was once seen as a miracle cure, is spreading, and experts fear that it...
Formerly conjoined twins at Philadelphia hospital released before holidays
Formerly conjoined twins who had spent more than a year at a hospital in Pennsylvania were discharged Tuesday, just in time to be home for...
Salmonella poisoning symptoms and warning signs
Eating food that’s contaminated with salmonella bacteria may cause you to be ill and experience discomfort for several days.
What your eyes say about your health
You knew your eyes were responsible for seeing and adding to your looks, but did you know that they tell a lot about your health too?
Video Game Improves Balance in Youth with Autism
Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various "ninja" poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms
The sugar industry funded animal research in the 1960s on sugar’s effects on heart health, then buried data suggesting sugar could be harmful.
Mom jailed over son's 'senseless' strep throat death
A Canadian mother was sentenced on Friday to three years in prison after her son died of strep throat when she failed to take him to a doctor and...
Neighbors plan early Christmas for 3-year-old battling cancer
When 3-year-old Leena Lo’s neighbors found out she may not make it to celebrate Christmas morning, they began planning a surprise homecoming for...
New Simple Test Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Find Best Treatment
While new CF drugs are life-changing for some patients, they don't work for everyone. Now, UNC and UAB researchers present a simple test that aims...