One Size Does Not Fit All When It Comes to Marrow Fat, Scientists Say
While most of us worry about the fat cells building up on the fleshy parts of our bodies, scientists are paying serious attention to another kind...
Matter: For Vaccines Needed in an Epidemic, Timing is Everything
Waiting to develop a vaccine until an epidemic is raging means waiting too long for it to be proved safe and effective, say scientists who are...
Topical Gel Proves Safe, Effective Treatment for Patients with Skin T Cell Lymphoma
Results of a phase one trial show that an investigational topical drug, resiquimod gel, causes regression of both treated and untreated tumor...
UNC Scientists Pinpoint How a Single Genetic Mutation Causes Autism
Last December, researchers identified more than 1,000 gene mutations in individuals with autism, but how these mutations increased risk for autism...
Scripps Florida Scientists Show How Aging Cripples the Immune System, Suggesting Benefits of Antioxidants
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have shown how aging cripples the production of new immune cells, decreasing...
Man’s tattoo supporting deaf daughter goes viral
A photo of a New Zealand girl wearing her cochlear implant sitting with her father, who has a tattoo of a cochlear implant on his shaved head, has...
Fitness fundamentals still challenge Americans, poll finds
Despite an explosion of fitness advice from TV shows, blogs, books and online experts, a basic knowledge of health and exercise still eludes most...
These carbs can up your risk of depression, study says
2 women donate parts of their livers to save father’s life
A father in China who helped give his daughters the gift of life has now seen the favor returned after his children donated parts of their livers...
Shorter Course of Radiation Therapy Associated with Less Toxicity, Improved Quality of Life in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer
Women who receive a shorter course of whole breast radiation therapy for early stage disease experience less toxicity and improved quality of life...
Woman’s condition causes her to vomit every 20 minutes
A mysterious, rare condition is causing a 23-year-old British woman to vomit every 20 minutes.
Louisiana hospital staff surprises pediatric cancer patient with a flash mob
Medical staff at a Louisiana hospital gave a 12-year-old cancer patient a celebratory sendoff on her last day of treatment.