Health News

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
Neurons have been derived from the skin of a woman with a genetic form of Parkinson’s disease and have been shown to replicate some key features of the condition in a dish, say researchers at the Stan
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
Giving breastfeeding infants of HIV-infected mothers a daily dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for six months halved the risk of HIV transmission to the infants at age 6 months compared with
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
NIH findings offer additional safeguard for children of mothers untreated during pregnancy. Pregnant women who are unaware that they have HIV miss the chance for drug treatment that can benefit not on
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
Terahertz radiation, used in airport body scanners, promises a wide range of applications in science and medicine, from detecting cancer and tooth decay to inspecting food through its packaging.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
A new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers shows that adults who regularly take ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), have about one-third less risk of deve
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 00:00
Lower potassium levels in the blood may help explain why African-Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes as whites, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers.