Brain, muscle cells found lurking in kidney organoids grown in lab
New research has identified rogue cells - namely brain and muscle cells - lurking within kidney organoids. The presence of such cells indicates...
Meanwhile: Green Burials: At the End of Life, Thinking Outside the Coffin
They offer lower costs, fewer chemicals and a quicker route to being reborn — in one sense, anyway.
Doc: 2 boys killed in NJ outbreak were in ‘irreversible shock’ when they arrived at hospital
A New Jersey doctor who manages the pediatric emergency room where two severely ill boys from the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation...
'Two Heads Are Better Than One' -- a New Way of Nursing Education -- Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor University Study
A new "buddy system" of nursing education -- in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical...
F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes
The agency declined to prohibit sales of the popular vaping flavors, and will begin the process to outlaw menthol cigarettes.
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the...
‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco
The little boy whose wish to be “Batkid” helped transform San Francisco into Gotham City five years ago is now 10, and cancer free.
Houston company recalls nearly 7,000 pounds of chicken salad
A Houston company has recalled nearly 3½ tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria.
Norovirus outbreak reported at shelter for Camp Fire evacuees
An outbreak of the highly contagious norovirus was reported Wednesday at a shelter housing more than 150 evacuees from the deadly Camp Fire in...
Cyclist biking across US to raise money for childhood cancer dies in accident
Authorities say a man making a cross-country trip on a recumbent bicycle to raise money for children with cancer was struck and killed on a...
Latino Men are Much Less Likely to Receive Optimal Treatment for High Risk Prostate Cancer than White Men, According to New Research in JNCCN
New research published in JNCCN-Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network found Latino men were 21% less likely to receive definitive...
What to Know About Getting a Flu Shot This Year, No Matter Who’s Paying
Flu season is here, and there are at least six types of vaccine to choose from. It’s worth studying the options to determine which is likely to...