July 23, 2014: Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

July 22, 2014: Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

July 21, 2014: Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say

July 21, 2014: Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets
Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say

July 17, 2014: Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid
Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says

July 16, 2014: Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity

July 16, 2014: Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts
Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say

July 16, 2014: Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 11, 2014: Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
But device is still a long way from use by people

July 11, 2014: Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says
Treatment looked promising in small trial

July 11, 2014: Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection
After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

July 10, 2014: Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes
DNA seems more important than upbringing or gender when it comes to intelligence, study found

July 10, 2014: New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

July 09, 2014: Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism
Gene mutation appears linked to subtype of disorder

July 07, 2014: Scientists Identify Remains of Largest Bird Ever Found on Planet
Pelagornis sandersi had wingspan of almost 24 feet, lived after dinosaurs and before man

July 03, 2014: Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

July 02, 2014: Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice
New method of gathering rare limbal stem cells may help those with vision damage, researchers say

July 02, 2014: New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies
Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report

July 01, 2014: Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

July 01, 2014: Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients
Technique avoids ill effects related to long-term use of anti-rejection drugs, study says

June 30, 2014: Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes
Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed

June 19, 2014: Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

June 18, 2014: Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart
Finding could pave way for new preventive drugs, researchers say

June 18, 2014: Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

June 18, 2014: FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

June 17, 2014: Scientists Explore How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection
Goal is an easier delivery method for treating C. difficile

June 17, 2014: Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants
Finding could lead to vaccines that would better protect babies from diseases, researchers say

June 16, 2014: Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
Finding might lead one day to new ways to treat humans with blood sugar disease, researchers say

June 13, 2014: Gut Bacteria in Young Diabetic Kids Show Differences
Findings suggest diet might someday play preventive role, researchers say

June 12, 2014: Paralyzed Person to Kick Off World Cup
Robotic 'suit' with artificial skin will put person's intention to kick the ball into motion, researchers explain

June 11, 2014: Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

June 10, 2014: Human Stem Cells Used to Create Light-Sensitive Eye Cells
Researchers hope findings could eventually lead to eye-cell transplants that could stop or reverse blindness

June 09, 2014: New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers
Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

June 09, 2014: Did Violence Shape Evolution of the Human Face?
New research suggests that hands became big enough to form fists at same time as facial structure changed

June 04, 2014: Camels Confirmed as Source of Human MERS Infection
The animals are the Typhoid Mary of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, infectious disease expert says

June 04, 2014: Study Links Pot Use With Poor Sleep
It's possible that insomnia leads some people to turn to marijuana, study authors say

June 03, 2014: Anti-Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study
Researchers hope to prevent disease onset by starting treatment in middle age

June 02, 2014: Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer
Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

June 02, 2014: Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

June 02, 2014: Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

June 02, 2014: Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

May 29, 2014: Scientists See Environmental Changes to Genes in Kids With Autism
Double whammy of mutated genes and environmental genetic changes may make disorder more severe

May 29, 2014: Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

May 27, 2014: Researchers Find Gene Behind Albino Dobermans
Changes in same gene cause a form of albinism in people, too

May 22, 2014: Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine
Approach shows promise in mice but more study needed before human trials can begin, experts say

May 21, 2014: Mouse Study Raises Possibility of New Treatment for Diabetes
Molecule helped insulin last longer, lower blood sugar levels more efficiently, researchers report

May 19, 2014: Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

May 19, 2014: Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest
Findings could speed access to treatment for patients who can't wait for new drugs to be developed

May 19, 2014: Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease
Study finds the potentially dangerous bacteria can exist for up to 14 months in the product