U.S. regulators Friday approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia.
Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease.
In a world bitterly divided into pro- and anti-Marmite factions, lovers of the tangy British spread have found support from an unexpected quarter: brain science.
In the wake of World War I, some veterans returned wounded, but not with obvious physical injuries. Instead, their symptoms were similar to those that had previously been associated with hysterical women -- most commonly amnesia, or some kind of paralysis or inability to communicate with no clear physical cause.
Researchers said Friday they had found an indigenous Amazonian tribe with the lowest levels of artery hardening -- a portender of heart disease -- ever observed.
An office worker studies his laptop while eating a lunch box. Colorectal polyps are more likely to be found among office employees who are not active and don't eat enough vegetables, according to a Formosa Cancer Foundation report. At least 90 percent of office workers who have colorectal polyps also overwork,.....
Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called "hidden hearing loss."
Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewarded with a longer life than your childless peers, researchers said Tuesday.
Urban noise pollution and hearing loss are closely linked, according to rankings of 50 large cities in both categories released on Friday.
A French teen who was given gene therapy for sickle cell disease more than two years ago now has enough properly working red blood cells to dodge the effects of the disorder, researchers report.