A Survival Guide for the Fourth Trimester
Practical suggestions for women dealing with the surprising things that happen to their bodies in the first months after childbirth.
Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up
Increasingly in the U.S., disputes between neighbors are becoming matters of smokers versus non-smokers.
Biochemists Discover Cause of Genome Editing Failures with Hyped CRISPR System
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to describe why CRISPR gene editing sometimes fails to work, and how the...
Living in Areas with Less Sun May Increase Your Risk of OCD
Living at higher latitudes, where there is also less sunlight, could result in a higher prevalence rate of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD),...
UC San Diego Biologists Discover Process That Neutralizes Tumors
Researchers discovered an unexpected twist in the battle versus tumors. Researchers have found that some tumor cells display not only a weapon,...
The 'Big Bang' of Alzheimer's: Scientists ID genesis of disease, focus efforts on shape-shifting tau
Scientists have discovered a "Big Bang" of Alzheimer's disease - the precise point at which a healthy protein becomes toxic but has not yet formed...
45-Hour Workweek Increases Diabetes Risk in Women
Women — but not men — who worked long hours were at increased risk of diabetes.
Czech beer brewed to aid cancer patients with loss of taste, appetite
Many cancer patients give up alcohol and most flavorful foods during chemotherapy, but in the Czech Republic, where beer is the national beverage,...
Clerk diagnosed with brain tumor after sucker-punch attack lands him in hospital
A Florida gas station clerk who was clocked in the face by a still-at large suspect who tried to buy beer after 3 a.m. on Sunday said the incident...
Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s pick for court, has left trail of opinions on health care and pharma issues
Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, previously upheld a ruling that terminally ill patients had no constitutional right to access...
Patients with Early Kidney Cancer See Significant Benefits with Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
A comprehensive study by the Keck School of Medicine of USC has found that robotic partial nephrectomy offers significantly better patient...
What is 'cave disease'? Thai soccer team placed in isolation as doctors monitor for infections
After two harrowing weeks trapped inside a dark, damp cave, the entire Thai soccer team — 12 players, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach —...