Oncology & Cancer

A partnership to tackle childhood cancers in developing countries

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are joining forces to combat childhood cancers in developing countries, where children are four times more likely to die of the disease ...

Other

Nuclear medicine: a vital but troubled industry

Life begins at 40, but not for a small and ageing fleet of nuclear reactors vital for millions of life-saving medical procedures each year and using material that could go in an atomic bomb.

Health

Testing finds no health threat along West Coast

(AP) -- Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan's stricken nuclear plant have reached the west coast but federal and state officials say it poses no health risk.