License suspended for nurse accused of reusing syringes
A nurse accused of reusing syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company voluntarily surrendered her license, New...
Surgeons Restore Hand, Arm Movement to Quadriplegic Patients
A pioneering surgical technique has restored some hand and arm movement to patients immobilized by spinal cord injuries in the neck, reports a new...
Well: Getting the Diagnosis Wrong
Nearly all of us will experience at least one diagnostic error in our lifetimes, a new report says.
Researchers grow kidney-like organs in laboratory
Researchers have grown kidney-like organs in a laboratory dish, the latest advance in the effort to bioengineer complex human organs for medical use.
Why is elephant cancer rare? Answer might help treat humans
Cancer is much less common in elephants than in humans, even though the big beasts' bodies have many more cells.
Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns, UN says
The World Health Organization (WHO) says it's worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in the Ukraine after concerns were...
Snoring, apnea linked to diabetes risk in older adults
Seniors with nighttime breathing issues like snoring or sleep apnea often have high blood sugar and may be almost twice as likely as sound sleepers...
Researchers Learn How to Grow Old Brain Cells
The new technique allows scientists to study diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's using cells from human patients
Identification of Genetic Features in Breast Cancer Subtype May Help Guide Therapy
Building on previous work from The Cancer Genome Atlas Project, a team of researchers has identified genetic features that define a sub-type of...
Breast Cancer Genomic Analysis Reveals Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Subtypes
The Cancer Genome Atlas Network of researchers analyzed hundreds of breast cancer samples to reveal genetic drivers of invasive lobular...
Everglades Research and Education Center Is Unveiling a New and Improved Soil Testing Lab
For decades, whenever farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area needed help figuring out what fertilizers to use in their fields, they turned to...
University of Manchester-led research shows treatment for rare bleeding disorder is effective
Researchers in Manchester have demonstrated for the first time the relative safety and effectiveness of treatment, eltrombopag, in children with...