Friday, June 26, 2015
A new test that uses blood and saliva to detect head and neck cancers has shown promise in a small number of patients, researchers said Wednesday.
Taiwan researchers have found that Ganoderma lucidum, known locally as lingzhi mushrooms, can prevent obesity, as well as discovering a weight-loss gut bacterium., 1 Comment
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
An experimental patch that could automatically deliver doses of insulin to patients with diabetes has been successfully tested in lab animals, researchers said Monday.
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat -- at least not for long.
Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother Teresa as head of her Missionaries of Charity in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, died on Tuesday at the age of 81, church officials said.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Health workers celebrated Friday a key step towards eradicating the flesh-burrowing guinea worm after South Sudan, once by far the worst affected country, said it had recorded no cases this year.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators said on Tuesday.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Persons who inhale second-hand smoke may have a greater likelihood of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
An experimental drug treatment has opened a new door in regenerative medicine by helping lab mice regrow damaged liver, colon and bone marrow tissue, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Millions of people will be able to see a doctor on their smartphones or laptops for everyday ailments once the nation's largest drugstore chain and two major insurers expand a budding push into virtual health care.