Abnormal Gene Is a Triple Threat in Driving Pediatric Brain Tumors
Oncology researchers have discovered that an abnormal fused gene that drives pediatric brain tumors poses a triple threat, operating...
W.H.O. to Decide on Response to Zika Virus
The outbreak of Zika, a mosquito-borne virus thought to cause birth defects, has exploded in Latin America and has the World Health Organization...
The New Health Care: Your Team Made the Super Bowl? Better Get a Flu Shot
Parties built around the big game can give you more than just heartburn, research shows.
Researchers Identify Way Radiation May Fight Cancer Cells Escaping Immune System
A team of Georgia State University researchers is fighting cancers using a combination of therapies and recently found ways that radiation could...
Woman hits back after Facebook removes breast cancer awareness photo
A terminally ill woman who posted a photo of her nipple to warn about lesser-known breast cancer symptoms is speaking out after Facebook removed...
Chemical in "BPA-Free" Plastic Accelerates Embryonic Development, Disrupts Reproductive System in Animals
A new UCLA study demonstrates that BPS, a common replacement for BPA, speeds up embryonic development and disrupts the reproductive system. The...
When Loved Ones Battle Cancer, Families Head to Web for Information More Than Support
Loved ones of cancer patients are likely to search for further information about the disease online but less inclined to seek emotional support...
Young African-Americans Underestimate Stroke Risk, According to Nursing Study
Young African-Americans often hold a distorted view of their personal risk for a stroke, two nursing researchers at Georgia State University's...
Smartphone trick could change your sedentary lifestyle
Using reminders on your smartphone to prompt you to get moving during the day could help you reduce the amount of time you spend sitting, a new...
Autism risk linked to obesity, diabetes combination in moms
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests.
AP survey: NFL players question teams' attitudes on health
Denver Broncos defensive lineman Antonio Smith is a rarity in the NFL: He does not get injured.
CDC to declare end to Chipotle E. coli outbreak, sources say
The E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 50 Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. customers in nine states last year is expected to be declared over as...