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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

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

Playing games with their pets yields 'quality data'

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

Americans Support More Funding of Cancer Research September 16, 2015

Most voters know someone with the disease, survey finds

Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment September 16, 2015

Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

Could Red Wine Ingredient Affect Progression of Alzheimer's? September 11, 2015

High doses of resveratrol stabilized a key protein level in study, but scientists say more research is needed

Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says September 10, 2015

Pleasant sensation through touch may help build social bonds, researchers suggest

Seasonal Melatonin Levels May Affect MS Flare-Ups, Study Says September 10, 2015

But it's too soon to recommend self-dosing with supplements

Could Marijuana Chemical Help Ease Epilepsy? September 09, 2015

Early research suggests yes, but laws limit access to the drug and its compounds

Blood Test Might One Day Help Spot Migraines September 09, 2015

Researchers found levels of certain fats indicated which women suffered debilitating headaches

Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes September 09, 2015

In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness September 04, 2015

Unlike medications, this experimental therapy doesn't cause drowsiness, researchers say

Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer September 02, 2015

Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia? September 02, 2015

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone September 02, 2015

'Extraordinary finding' comes from research with mice, expert says

Too Little Sleep May Quadruple Your Risk for Colds: Study August 31, 2015

Fewer than six hours a night linked to higher rate of illness, researchers say

How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated August 27, 2015

Healthy skepticism needed for some scientific claims, researcher says

Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise August 26, 2015

Researchers want to test daratumumab in a larger group of patients

Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse August 26, 2015

Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say

Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? August 21, 2015

Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's August 20, 2015

Toxic waste proteins aren't flushed as quickly from older brains, study finds

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen August 19, 2015

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk August 19, 2015

Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

Quick, Paper-Based Ebola Test May Help in Remote Areas August 18, 2015

Researchers to present blood-sample device that can identify deadly virus without a lab

Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return? August 17, 2015

Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers August 13, 2015

Bypassing the poppy could revolutionize drug production, but comes with dangers, experts said

Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death August 12, 2015

But high-sensitivity troponin screening isn't yet approved in U.S.

Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas August 07, 2015

Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division

Experimental Gel Could Prevent Genital Herpes Infection August 05, 2015

But follow-up study of the gel for HIV prevention yields disappointing results

Scientists Discover How 'Bad' Fat Can Turn Into 'Good' Fat August 04, 2015

Intense stress, like severe burns, triggered the switch, but drugs might be able to mimic the effect

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health July 31, 2015

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

New Stem Cell Tactic Shows Promise for Heart Failure July 30, 2015

Approach is 'simpler and probably safer' than earlier attempts, expert says

Drones Might Fly Blood Samples to Clinics, Study Finds July 30, 2015

Machines could be used for medical testing in remote areas