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Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier? August 16, 2017

Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds August 14, 2017

But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer August 14, 2017

Discovery of triggers that make glioblastoma resistant to chemo offers hope for future treatments, study authors say

Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull August 08, 2017

Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's August 04, 2017

Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study August 03, 2017

'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies August 02, 2017

Screening for certain immune cells might help doctors assess reactions to treatment, researchers say

Geneticists Repair Mutation in Human Embryo August 02, 2017

In 'first-of-its kind' procedure, scientists converted to normal a mutant gene involved in heart threat

Protein Deposits Seem to Play Role in Type 2 Diabetes August 01, 2017

Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease, researchers report

Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome July 31, 2017

Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression July 28, 2017

Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia July 26, 2017

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care July 24, 2017

If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine July 21, 2017

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost July 19, 2017

State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs July 19, 2017

New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says

New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave July 14, 2017

'Stem cell educator' provided at least 4 years' benefit for some people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, study says

Genes May Explain Why Kids With Autism Avoid Eye Contact July 13, 2017

More research could shed light on how these genetic pathways work

Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study July 12, 2017

Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin June 30, 2017

Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Dangerous Viruses June 29, 2017

Medicine worked in lab tests against germs that cause SARS and MERS infections

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis June 29, 2017

Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch? June 28, 2017

Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk June 15, 2017

Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

Could Prefab Blood Vessels Revolutionize Root Canals? June 14, 2017

Oregon team develops way to regenerate the function of teeth after the surgery

Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan? June 14, 2017

Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar June 13, 2017

New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

New Drugs Show Promise as First to Prevent Migraine June 09, 2017

Doctors now rely on medications approved for other purposes

It's Snakes to the Rescue for Heart Patients June 08, 2017

Venom from one slithery serpent might be source of a better blood thinner, early research suggests

Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks June 06, 2017

Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years June 06, 2017

Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

Gene-Based Therapy May Thwart a Tough Blood Cancer June 05, 2017

Researchers attempt to turn immune cells into unerring killers of multiple myeloma cells

Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History May 31, 2017

Foreign conquest didn't have big impact on genetics of ancient or modern Egyptians, study finds

Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs' May 30, 2017

New form of vancomycin hits bacteria in 3 ways, helping curb the threat of microbial resistance

Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms? May 26, 2017

Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed

New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene May 25, 2017

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise May 24, 2017

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research May 22, 2017

Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare' May 19, 2017

Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, study says

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

Another Step Toward Ebola Protection May 18, 2017

Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones May 17, 2017

Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say

Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects May 04, 2017

Camera allows amputees to reach automatically for objects, as a real hand would, study finds

Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? April 27, 2017

Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers say

Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return April 26, 2017

Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions April 25, 2017

Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame April 24, 2017

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy April 18, 2017

Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22 April 17, 2017

Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

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