UNC Study Advances the Ability to Expose Latent HIV
Cancer drug Vorinostat given every 72 hours can awaken sleeping HIV in the body, says researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel...
In Baby's Dirty Diapers, the Clues to Baby's Brain Development
Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? Findings from the UNC School of Medicine shed light on...
Penn Nursing, Medicine Study: Standardized Policies Needed for How and When Police Interact with Trauma Patients
Injured people often interact with police and other law enforcement agents before and during their injury care, particularly when their injuries...
After Decades of War, Colombian Farmers Face a New Test: Peace
The FARC rebels have disarmed and joined the government to wean farmers off illicit crops. But in poor villages, the lure of drug money is still...
Health Care Overhaul Collapses as Two More Republican Senators Defect
Senators Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced their opposition Monday night, killing for now a seven-year-old promise to overturn the Affordable Care...
As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common
Newbies to spin classes can land in the emergency room, as doctors say they are seeing more of the rare but dangerous rhabdomyolysis.
27 Contact Lenses Are Found in Woman’s Eye, Doctors Report
A medical team in Britain decided to publicize the case to raise awareness about safe contact lens use.
59-year-old woman gives birth to healthy baby boy in New York
During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success.
People could make smallpox from scratch in a lab, scientists warn
Scientists have re-created a relative of the smallpox virus in a lab, from scratch.
New Tools Help Surgeons Find Liver Tumors, Not Nick Blood Vessels
A Vanderbilt University team created surgery-tested software that better marries a CT scan's image of a liver with a tracking tool's.
Dr. Rainer W. G. Gruessner Named Chair of Surgery at SUNY Downstate
Rainer W. G. Gruessner, MD, FACS, FICS, has been named chair of surgery and Clarence and Mary Dennis Professor of Surgery at SUNY Downstate...
How Dolphins Inspired a Potentially Life-Saving Method for Treating Trauma Victims
Learning from the 'mammalian diving reflex,' UB researchers have successfully tested face cooling to prevent steep drops in blood pressure during...