Why Can’t Dying Patients Get the Drugs They Want?
A Republican-backed “Right to Try” bill would allow patients to sidestep F.D.A. approval. But the true gatekeepers are the drug companies themselves.
Treating Prostate Cancer with Combination of External and Internal Radiation Beneficial
While there are many treatment options for men with prostate cancer, a recent national study published in JAMA compared the effectiveness of...
Q&A: Unique Identifiers in Animal DNA
Genetic fingerprinting can distinguish individuals from one another in many different species — even to identify poached or illegally trafficked...
At Hamburger Central, Antibiotics for Cattle That Aren’t Sick
Many industrial feedlots see routine use of antibiotics as essential. Some cattlemen disagree, calling them “performance enhancing drugs.”
Bystander T Cells Can Steal the Show From "Professional" Regulatory Cells in Resolving Inflammation
A team led by LJI researchers reveals that bystander cell accumulation antagonizes rather than abets cell-killing by specific CTLs, curbing...
Woman who couldn't open her mouth for 30 years is finally able to chew
A woman has eaten solid food for the first time in 30 years after her jaw was fused shut by a tumor.
American Adults Just Keep Getting Fatter
A large scale federal survey has documented the continuing rise in severe obesity, which increases the risks for heart disease, diabetes and some...
Scientists develop brain scanner in a helmet
British scientists have developed a lightweight and highly sensitive brain imaging device that can be worn as a helmet, allowing the patient to...
Freezing the 'hunger nerve' could help with weight loss, new study finds
Researchers were able to freeze a nerve in the back that carries hunger signals to the brain, lowering patients' appetite and promoting weight loss.
Wrestler and 'Dad bod destroyer' shows how you can use your kids as dumbbells
Professional wrestler Robbie E., father of 15-month-old twin boys, explains how he avoids the dad bod and combines play time with pump time.
Brain's Tiniest Blood Vessels Trigger Spinal Motor Neurons to Develop
A new study has revealed that the human brain's tiniest blood vessels can activate genes known to trigger spinal motor neurons, prompting the...
Ask Well: Do Face Masks Really Keep You Healthy?
Wearing a mask may protect you from infecting others or your own chances of getting sick, but they are far from foolproof.