Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Doctors amputated Ugandan schoolboy Jesse Ayebazibwe's right leg when he was hit by a truck while walking home from school three years ago.
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Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a review of previously published research on the topic Monday.
Their inspiration may be exotic -- the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Rome's Colosseum -- but Rabbi Natan Alexander's vibrators have a distinctly domestic goal: giving Orthodox Jewish couples gratification without the guilt.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system in order to attack cancer, is more potent against melanoma when two agents are combined, but side effects rise too, researchers said Sunday.
Modern medicine has made huge strides when it comes to treating children with cancer, and four times as many youths now survive cancer compared to decades ago, researchers said Sunday.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Taiwan spent more than NT$600 billion (US$25.15 billion) for medical care under its national insurance program in 2014, with dialysis for patients with kidney disease accounting for the biggest share, according to information released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Researchers have gained new understanding on the workings of amnesia through research that used light to revive lost memories in mice, a study published Thursday reported.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Waistlines of American adults kept growing last year with obesity creeping up to 27.7 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.