Thursday, June 12, 2014
Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery beats other forms of treatment in bringing about remission of type 2 diabetes in the obese, according to a Swedish study out Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer's disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they're at risk.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called reparative therapy for gays, under a new policy statement given final approval at its annual convention Saturday.
Friday, June 6, 2014
More than 200 people have died from the highly contagious Ebola virus in Guinea, making it one of the worst ever outbreaks of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Autism in childhood may be linked to higher levels of steroid hormones in the womb during early fetal development, researchers said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
By unleashing the immune system to attack skin cancer, researchers have made important strides against melanoma, according to the results of three clinical trials released Monday.
A National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) team has discovered the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis and developed antibodies that reduce liver damage, inhibit hepatic fibrosis and recover liver function, according to a press release from the school.
Monday, June 2, 2014
The rice fields around Vercelli in northern Italy stretch as far as the eye can see with the snow-capped Alps behind.
Cancer researchers say major progress is being made against a malady that kills more than seven million people worldwide each year, but funding is short and many challenges remain.
Several new targeted therapies have shown promise against advanced cancers of the blood, lungs, ovaries, and thyroid, according to research released Saturday at a major U.S. cancer conference.