Health News

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
A group of chemical compounds used by a species of tropical seaweed to ward off fungus attacks may have promising anti-malarial properties for humans. The compounds are part of a unique chemical sign
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
As life expectancy increases more individuals retain good health lfor a longer time. However, also the risk of cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases increases with age. Today, neurodeg
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
A group of researchers led by scientists from the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have developed a new technology that detects distinct genetic changes differentiating cancer
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
A University of Missouri researcher believes there could be a new drug compound that could kill breast cancer cells. The compound might also help with controlling cholesterol.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
Transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has been found to significantly accelerate wound closure in diabetic mouse models, said a team of Korean research
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 00:00
A huge leap forward in understanding Huntington's disease may give patients hope for a cure.