Health News

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Arteries cultivated from baboon smooth muscle cells contain 20 percent of the protein elastin found in natural arteries, the most reported in vessels grown outside the body, team reports in the Procee
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Brain scans showing neural reactions to pro-health messages can predict if you'll keep that resolution to quit smoking more accurately than you yourself can. That's according to a new study forthcomin
Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00
Children from poorer families do worse in school, are less likely to graduate from high school, and are less likely to go to college. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the A
Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 00:00
Heart disease is a silent killer, but new microchip technology from Rice University is expected to advance the art of diagnosis.
Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 00:00
Misaligned research, medical challenges and harsh economics are thwarting efforts to slow the destructive course of Alzheimer's disease in the United States, according to a trio of nationally regarded
Sunday, January 30, 2011 - 00:00
Excessive release of calcium inside cardiac muscle can cause sudden cardiac death in heart failure patients. New research has revealed how this could happen, opening up new possibilities for combating