Pursuit of Cash Taints Promise of Gene Tests
As labs and research start-ups grow, the federal government is scrutinizing their relationships with doctors, as well as their payment and billing...
Health Panel Recommends Cautious Approach to Meningitis B Vaccine
A committee convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention opted to let doctors decide on the vaccine, which is new and relatively...
New Pilot Study: Tart Cherry Juice Reduced Post-Race Respiratory Tract Symptoms After a Marathon
While previous research suggests tart cherry juice may help aid muscle recovery after extensive exercise, a new pilot study published in the...
Weight Loss, Combined with Vitamin D, Reduces Inflammation Linked to Cancer, Chronic Disease
For the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D...
Kim Kardashian opted for sex selection during IVF process, reports say
After reports surfaced earlier this week that reality TV star Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West are expecting a baby boy, a source close to the...
No difference in kids with same-sex, opposite-sex parents, study says
Scientists agree that children raised by same-sex couples are no worse off than children raised by parents of the opposite sex, according to a new...
Well: Bad Neighborhoods May Be Bad for Your DNA
Researchers have found that living in unsafe neighborhoods is associated with shorter telomere length, a marker of aging cells....
Well: Ugly Fruits (and Vegetables) Get a Makeover
An ad campaign is changing the way French consumers view unattractive produce.
Recipes for Health: Cherries Add a Sweet Touch to Tabbouleh
As a stand-in for tomatoes, the stone fruit adds a juicy surprise in every bite.
Study provides evidence on vitamin B12 and acne link
A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that vitamin B12 may alter the facial bacteria in some people with healthy...
Panel gives weak endorsement of new meningitis shots
A federal panel has given a weak endorsement to two expensive new meningitis shots, declining to recommend the vaccines for all teens and leaving...
Researcher Finds Color of Urine to Be Valid Gauge for Hydration in Children
More than half of American children are dehydrated, and a University of Arkansas researcher has found an easy way for children to gauge hydration...