US court says yoga sequence cannot be copyrighted
A U.S. appeals court ruled against a celebrity yogi on Thursday, finding that he is not entitled to copyright protection for a sequence of 26 yoga...
DCIS Treatments Evolve Over 20 Years, But Cancer Death Rates Vary Little
Treatment patterns for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) have shifted since the 1990s, with more U.S. women opting for lumpectomy in combination...
Novel Compound Turns Off Mutant Cancer Gene in Animals with Leukemia
A compound discovered and developed by a team of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers that halts cancer in animals with...
Low- and middle-income countries lack assistive devices for elderly
Governments in low- and middle-income countries give some thought to access for devices that assist disabled elderly, a recent study suggests, but...
Ebola's persistence in survivors fuels concerns over future risks
A growing awareness of how the Ebola virus can hide in parts of the body such as eyes, breasts and testicles long after leaving the bloodstream...
J&J starts vaccine trial in Sierra Leone, even as Ebola fades
Johnson & Johnson has begun a clinical trial of a two-shot Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone, underlining its determination to push ahead with...
Patients who feel ready to leave the hospital are more satisfied
In a small study of hospitalized patients, those who felt ready to go home when they were discharged were more satisfied with the hospital and...
Bid to repeal California school vaccination law falls short
A plan to ask voters to repeal a new California law tightening vaccination requirements for school-age children has fallen short of signatures...
Science won't stop until it beats AIDS, says HIV pioneer
More than 30 years after she identified one of the most pernicious viruses to infect humankind, Francoise Barre Sinoussi, who shared a Nobel prize...
Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: Frozen Foods, Tea and Runner’s High
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
Well: Ask Well: When Sitting Can Be Good for You
A reader asks: If sitting is the new smoking, is bike riding a less than optimal exercise?
Researchers Gauge Heritability of Childhood-Onset Autoimmune Diseases
Scientists have more precisely calculated heritability--the influence of underlying genes--in 9 autoimmune diseases that begin in childhood. The...