Lost in the euphoria of the 2003 announcement that the human genome had been sequenced was a fundamental question: how can we be sure that an individual's genome has been read correctly?
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP) -- An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 3
Sequencing a patient's entire genome to discover the source of his or her disease is not routine yet. But geneticists are getting close.
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Two different research groups have independently made the same important discoveries on how Alzheimer's disease spreads in the brain. The groups' findings have the potential to give us a much more sophisticated understanding ...
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
When a friend tells you she had a rough day, do you feel sandpaper under your fingers? The brain may be replaying sensory experiences to help understand common metaphors, new research suggests.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
As a brand new year gets underway, people all over America are resolving to better manage their weight and have a more healthy 2012. According to a new study, those starting new weight loss programs may be surprised to find ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Could the use of vitamin and mineral supplements in a regular diet help to reduce the risk of colon cancer and protect against carcinogens? A study published in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (CJPP) found that ra ...
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
In the fight against child mortality in the developing world, simple things make a big difference. A new study by Stanford researchers recently published online by the journal Environmental Science and Te ...
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
If the proven long-term benefits of smoking cessation are not enough to motivate young adults to stop smoking, a new study shows that 18- to 24-year olds who stop smoking for at least two weeks report substantially ...
Addiction Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity on Friday abandoned plans to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood. The startling decision came after three days of virulent criticism that resounded across ...
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Refugee children have scant access to medical care and are particularly vulnerable to disease. Fresh research results from the University of Copenhagen show that just a few hours of schooling a week may have a pronounced ...
Health Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health care organizations from around the globe will come together on Saturday, Feb. 4 to promote cancer prevention as part of this year's World Cancer Day.
Cancer Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An innovative approach to genome screening has provided clues about rare mutations that may make people susceptible to brain aneurysms, predisposing them to brain bleeds, according to preliminary late-breaking research presented ...
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the largest and longest head-to-head comparison of two anti-clotting medications, warfarin and aspirin were similar in preventing deaths and strokes in heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm, according to late-breaking ...
Cardiology Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Sheffield are conducting ground-breaking research to determine how body weight and hormones affect bone health from childhood to adulthood.
Medical research Feb 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0