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Could 'Zaps' to the Brain Help Fight Glaucoma? July 01, 2016

Small study found 10 days of electrical stimulation restored some lost vision for some patients

2009 Swine Flu Originated in Mexico July 01, 2016

Genetic analysis pinpoints source of the pandemic influenza that killed 17,000 people

Stem Cells Deemed Safe for ALS Patients June 29, 2016

But further research needed to see if injections into spine would provide any benefit, researchers say

Experimental Genital Herpes Drug Shows Promise June 20, 2016

Drug lowered viral activity, recurrence of symptoms in study patients

Scientists Explore Possible Way to Stop Zika in Its Tracks June 17, 2016

Gene pathway that allows virus to move from one cell to the next could be future drug target

MS Stem Cell Therapy Succeeds But Poses Risks June 10, 2016

Toxic side effects of heavy chemo could limit use, researcher says

Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial June 03, 2016

It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

Stem Cells May Offer New Hope to Stroke Survivors June 02, 2016

Experimental procedure helped restore movement even a year post-stroke, small study finds

Lupus a Tough Disease to Spot, Treat May 30, 2016

But experts say scientists are working to unearth genetic causes of autoimmune disorder

2 New Findings Offer Hope for Those With Severe Hemophilia May 25, 2016

One pinpoints when standard therapy works best, while the other uncovers the promise of a new drug

Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental Delays May 25, 2016

DNA analysis led to better treatments in 4 of 10 cases studied

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer May 25, 2016

Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds May 24, 2016

Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review May 17, 2016

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

Could Canine Research Offer Clues to Human Brain Cancer? May 12, 2016

Scientists identify three genes thought to raise risk for glioma tumors

Cracking the da Vinci DNA Code May 11, 2016

Scientists plan to compare genetic makeup of artist with genes of his relatives, past and present

Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses May 11, 2016

Virus attacks placenta first, then fetus, study shows

What a Change in DEA's Pot Rules Might Mean for Medical Research May 11, 2016

Agency could move marijuana to a less strictly regulated class of drugs

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study May 10, 2016

It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

New 'Second Skin' Temporarily Smoothes Wrinkles May 09, 2016

This invisible layer could restore youthful appearance for up to 24 hours

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU May 05, 2016

5 percent of the millions who enter intensive care units use up one-third of ICU resources, study finds

Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's Spread May 04, 2016

Infecting mosquitoes led to lower, inactive levels of virus in their bodies, saliva

Why Labradors Often Get Fat May 03, 2016

One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair? April 28, 2016

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older April 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection April 27, 2016

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

Mixing Lab Mice With Pet Store Peers Might Boost Research April 20, 2016

Immune systems of rodents used in science could benefit, researchers say

How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces April 20, 2016

Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

Some Like It Hot! Lab Mice, in Particular April 19, 2016

Researchers report lower temperatures in lab studies can impact findings on human diseases

Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial April 19, 2016

But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

Novel E-Skin May Monitor Health, Vital Signs April 18, 2016

The ultra-thin, flexible film applied to skin shows pulse rate, oxygen levels and more, researchers say

Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say April 18, 2016

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

Fighting Back, Bedbugs Grow a Thicker Skin April 13, 2016

It helps protect against pesticides and may explain why population is growing worldwide, scientists suggest

Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man April 13, 2016

Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

Doctors Report on Success of Throat Reconstruction April 08, 2016

Seven years after receiving metal stents, donated skin tissue, patient can swallow and eat normal food

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than Thought April 07, 2016

Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Scientists Try to Stop Another Deadly Virus April 04, 2016

Junin, an Ebola-like disease in Argentina, has a death rate of 20 to 30 percent

Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss Tool April 04, 2016

In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto Mice April 01, 2016

It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says

Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in Mice March 31, 2016

Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand' March 31, 2016

Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

Clues to Zika Virus' Structure May Point to Weaknesses March 31, 2016

Scientists say insights could further research into vaccine, treatments

Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows Promise March 31, 2016

Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects March 30, 2016

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Scientists Spot 'Switch' That Helps Sperm Penetrate Egg March 29, 2016

Finding could eventually lead to unisex birth control, or infertility treatments, researchers say

CDC Sets New Guidelines on Sex After Zika Exposure March 25, 2016

Men with known infection from the virus should wait 6 months before condom-free sex, agency says

Scientists Create Bacteria in Lab With 'Minimal' Genes Needed for Life March 24, 2016

Researchers said they had to include 149 genes whose purpose remains unknown

Gene Analysis Pinpoints Zika's Arrival in the Americas March 24, 2016

Findings suggest one person carried the virus to the region in 2013

Work With Monkeys May Benefit HIV Babies March 22, 2016

Early treatment cleared the virus in infants, researchers say

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