Study Shows That Without Prescription Coverage, Even Relatively Low-Cost Cancer Medicines Can Be "Catastrophic"
University of Colorado Cancer Center study shows that some uninsured and low-income breast cancer patients do without even low-cost, high-benefit...
1 in 3 Two-Year-Olds in the United States Have Not Received All Recommended Childhood Vaccines, Study Finds
Approximately 34 percent of children in the United States do not receive all doses of vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on...
Short Winter Days Trigger Aggression Hormones Differently Based on Sex
Indiana University researchers have discovered a hormonal mechanism in hamsters that connects short winter days with increased aggression in...
Research Shows Benefits, Danger of Ultraman Competition
A team of Florida State University researchers found that the endurance competition called the Ultraman can lead to large reductions in body fat,...
Radiation Blasts Leave Most Earth-Like Planet Uninhabitable, New Research Suggests
The most Earth-like planet could have been made uninhabitable by vast quantities of radiation, new research led by the University of Warwick...
Stretch Mark Science: What Happens to Your Skin When Pregnancy Gives You a Stretch Mark?
Don't believe the hype when you see those creams and ointments promising to prevent or reduce pregnancy stretch marks. Dermatologists are still...
Going Barefoot: Strong 'Foot Core' Could Prevent Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, and Other Common Injuries
Barefoot activities can greatly improve balance and posture and prevent common injuries like shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures,...
Researchers Identify a New Mode of Drug Resistance to Emerging Therapies in Prostate Cancer
Advanced prostate cancer is a disease notoriously resistant to treatment. New research by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and...
Vitamin D Deficiency May Limit Immune Recovery in HIV-Positive Adults
A University of Georgia researcher has found that low levels of vitamin D may limit the effectiveness of HIV treatment in adults.
TSRI Scientists Find Surprising Trait in Anti-HIV Antibodies
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have new weapons in the fight against HIV. Their new study describes four prototype antibodies...
Scripps Florida Scientists Discover New Compounds with Potential to Treat Persistent Tuberculosis
In a substantial number of cases--some two billion, in fact--the tuberculosis bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) isn't active at all. Now,...
For Kids Prone to Wheezing with Respiratory Infections, Early Antibiotics Help
In children whose colds tend to progress and lead to severe wheezing and difficulty breathing -- such that they are given oral corticosteroids as...