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Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints, But It May Be Temporary November 30, 2015

Cartilage between knee, ankle and foot joints has ability to regenerate, study suggests

New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise November 25, 2015

Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow November 24, 2015

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows November 23, 2015

Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

Gel Injections May Help Heart Failure Patients November 19, 2015

But larger study needed to assess the effectiveness and safety of the implants

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Scientists Spot Gene That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics November 19, 2015

The DNA has emerged in germs infecting people and pigs in China, researchers warn

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease November 18, 2015

Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

Scientists Grow Functional Vocal Cord Tissue in the Lab November 18, 2015

Breakthrough seen as first step to possible transplant for voice disorders

New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug November 18, 2015

Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate November 17, 2015

Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

High-Tech Glasses Instead of Eye Patch for 'Lazy Eye'? November 16, 2015

Digital specs were programmed to block vision in good eye every 30 seconds

Medicines Last as Long in Space as Here on Earth: Study November 13, 2015

But more research needed to determine whether drugs would degrade on longer missions

First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S. November 13, 2015

Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

Personalized 'Pills' From a 3D Printer? November 09, 2015

Researchers investigate new dimension in customized medication

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss? November 06, 2015

Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests November 05, 2015

Five hours or less a night linked to reduced organ function in women

Early Warning Sign for Kidney Disease Identified in Study November 05, 2015

Researchers say blood test can predict risk up to five years before damage begins

'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon November 05, 2015

Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

Gene Therapy in Dogs Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy November 02, 2015

Researchers' end goal is a treatment for humans

Researchers Say They've Identified 3 Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes October 29, 2015

For data miners, routinely provided patient information yields a bigger picture

Media Often Overplays Cancer Drug Research, Study Finds October 29, 2015

Hype irresponsibly raises hopes of desperate patients, experts say

Research Gives Clues to Why Some Benefit More From Drug for Bipolar Disorder October 28, 2015

Key brain cell differences could play a role in lithium's effectiveness, researchers say

New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval October 28, 2015

In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's October 22, 2015

They showed less activity in cells used for spatial navigation, researchers report

Plague May Have Infected Humans Earlier Than Thought October 22, 2015

DNA evidence suggests deadly germ was around 4,800 years ago

Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery October 20, 2015

Injectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

Researchers Move Closer to Alzheimer's Blood Test October 19, 2015

Early diagnosis might lead to lifestyle changes that slow disease progression, they say

Brain Inflammation May Be Linked to Schizophrenia October 16, 2015

Findings raise possibility of testing, early treatment, researchers say

Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to Prosthetics October 15, 2015

But many steps remain before this technology might be available for human use

Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence October 08, 2015

Scientists say they can help predict which personnel may need intensive intervention

Elephants' Cancer-Crushing Secrets May Someday Help People October 08, 2015

Humans carry the same protective gene, but in a less aggressive form, study says

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack October 08, 2015

Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study October 07, 2015

Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research October 07, 2015

But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain Patients, Study Finds October 07, 2015

And the drug modestly reduced people's pain scores

Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends October 02, 2015

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive' October 01, 2015

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, scientists say

2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies September 30, 2015

Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

Finding Disease Cures Can Take Up to a Century: Analysis September 24, 2015

Researchers looked over data stretching back decades to chart the path to discovery

Paralyzed Man Walks Using Technology That Bypasses Spinal Cord September 24, 2015

Brain signals travel through a computer that sends the message straight to the legs, researchers say

Non-Antibiotic Medicine May Fight Drug-Resistant 'Superbug' September 23, 2015

Mouse study found treatment was effective and safe; currently unknown if therapy will help in humans

Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility September 23, 2015

Translating thoughts into electrical signals sent over the Internet allowed two people to communicate

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks September 23, 2015

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

You Carry Your 'Microbial Cloud' With You September 22, 2015

Individuals release bacteria into their surroundings, sealed chamber study finds

Signs of Brain Tumor May Show in Blood Years Before Diagnosis September 18, 2015

Glioma patients appear to have early immune response, study suggests

Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease September 17, 2015

Sequencing technology has enabled scientists to ID genetic source of some conditions

Researchers Dig for Cause of Dog Diabetes September 17, 2015

Disease looks similar to type 1 in humans, but with important differences

Caffeine at Night May Disrupt the Body's Internal Clock September 16, 2015

And that could make you want to sleep later, say researchers, who see possible treatment for jet lag

Dog Owners Help Scientists Get Inside Pooches' Minds September 16, 2015

Playing games with their pets yields 'quality data'