Scientists find potential health use for spider venom
Almost 6 million people die from a stroke each year, and although scientists aren't recommending spider bites to remedy that, the poison contained...
Morton Deutsch, Expert on Conflict Resolution, Dies at 97
Professor Deutsch, who founded the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, was known for his theory of cooperation and...
New Software Tool Powers Up Genomic Research
A group of computational biological researchers, led by Stony Brook University's Rob Patro, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer...
Caution Needed for Drugs in Development for Most Common Malignant Pediatric Brain Tumor
Inhibiting the Ezh2 enzyme may be counterproductive for treatment of certain cancers, including the aggressive brain tumor Group 3 medulloblastoma
Public Health: Fewer Americans Would Be Insured With G.O.P. Plan Than With Simple Repeal
The Republicans’ repeal plan of Obamacare would actually result in one million more people being uninsured, according to the C.B.O.
Trump Warns House Republicans: Repeal Health Law or Lose Your Seats
Mr. Trump’s warning, delivered in a closed-door meeting, came as House leaders were trying to pin down a majority to pass their repeal legislation.
Woman dies after drinking toxic tea, officials say
A woman who was hospitalized after drinking a toxic herbal tea purchased at a San Francisco shop has died, officials said, while a second man who...
Baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines recovering after reconstructive surgery
A baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines has been successfully separated from a parasitic twin in a rare and complex...
New Insights Into Side Effects Can Help Prostate Cancer Patients Choose Treatments
A new study led by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers identifies distinct patterns of side effects for prostate cancer...
Boy who waited 211 days for new heart faces health issues as family is forced to tear down home
A Boston boy who spent 211 days waiting for a heart transplant is now being treated for acute rejection while his parents deal with a major mold...
Most teens who abuse opioids 1st got them from a doctor
Most American teenagers who abuse opioid drugs first received the drugs from a doctor, a new study finds.
Tanning Dependence Linked to Other Addictive Behaviors, New Study Finds
Despite the known dangers of exposure to ultraviolet light, many people continue to sunbathe and use indoor tanning beds with some users...