Health News

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
This first-of-a-kind plant-based vaccine factory takes advantage of the tobacco plant's well-understood genetically engineered mechanisms for producing specific proteins within the leaves and stalks.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
A decade of refinements in marrow and stem cell transplantation to treat blood cancers significantly reduced the risk of treatment-related complications and death, according to an institutional self-a
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
Researchers have found that by mimicking a rare genetic disorder in a dish, they can rewind the internal clock of a mature cell and drive it back into an adult stem-cell stage
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
The majority of Americans are getting enough vitamin D and calcium, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine that has updated the nutritional reference values known as Dietary Reference Intake
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
Isoflavones, chemicals found in soy products and in small amounts in other plant-based foods, may be associated with a reduced risk of developing certain types of breast tumors, a new study by resear
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 00:00
By building lego structures in new and unique ways, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) learned to use creativity, an important skill that they had seen as very challenging prior to the stud