Health News

Friday, January 14, 2011 - 00:00
A new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study challenges the widespread practice of treating premature babies with nitric oxide gas to prevent lung problems, neurological damage and death. The research,
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 00:00
Listeria is an opportunistic pathogen that causes brain infection, blood poisoning, abortion and death for about 250 Americans and a number of farm animals each year. But while its harmful strains can
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have brought cancer cells back under normal control - by reactivating their cancer suppressor genes. The discovery could form a powerful new technology platf
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 00:00
Following review of interim data by the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for two large-scale, global phase three trials evaluating vorapaxar, an investigational anti-clotting medication
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists are reporting a scientific basis for the long-standing belief that a widely used non-prescription drug in China and certain other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, a clouding of th
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists have identified the type of cell that is at the origin of brain tumors known as oligodendrogliomas, which are a type of glioma - a category that defines the most common type of malignant br