Google Genomics adds Broad Institute's DNA analysis toolkit
Google Genomics, the cloud-based computing business that is racing to increase its share of online DNA analytics, on Wednesday began offering a...
With more MERS cases, South Korea says outbreak at a crossroads
South Korea's health ministry, which reported four new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Wednesday, said the outbreak was at a...
Natural ways to treat poison ivy, other rashes
Coming into contact with poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak could mean a miserable summer spent covered in itchy, uncomfortable rashes. With...
4 simple meal-planning tips for picky eaters
Parenting has its challenges, one of which is getting a picky eater to eat some darn vegetables once in a while.
Is the Whooping Cough Resurgence Due to Vaccinated People Not Knowing They're Infectious?
The dramatic resurgence of whooping cough is due, in large part, to vaccinated people who are infectious but who do not display the symptoms,...
CDC tests for plague in Colorado after teen's death
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine how prevalent the plague is in a rural area of northern Colorado where a...
National Briefing | Washington: Chemical Safety Bill Advances
The House on Tuesday easily passed a measure that would make the first major changes in 39 years to a law intended to protect people from exposure...
Attorney General Faults Liquid Nicotine Retailers for Improper Packaging
Two retailers in Manhattan and two online retailers were found to have sold the product, used for e-cigarettes, in packaging that was not...
Fear of Ebola likely led to increased malaria deaths in West Africa outbreak, study says
Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as...
Autistic Children Improved Reading and Brain Activity After 10-Week Reading Intervention
Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected...
Potential Drug Target Identified for Aggressive Breast Cancer Type
In a new pre-clinical study, UNC Lineberger researchers show that they can exploit cancer's reliance on a particular protein to help fight triple...
Potential Treatment Target Identified for Rare Form of Diabetes, Other Disorders
Scientists working to find treatments for a rare and severe form of diabetes known as Wolfram syndrome have identified a gatekeeper in cells that...