Health News

Monday, November 29, 2010 - 00:00
The past year has brought to light both the promise and the frustration of developing new drugs to treat melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 00:00
Frequent hemodialysis improved left ventricular mass (heart size) and self-reported physical health compared to conventional hemodialysis for kidney failure, according to the Frequent Hemodialysis Net
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 00:00
Very low birthweight Down syndrome infants are at higher risk for disorders of the heart and lungs than are very low birthweight infants who do not have a chromosomal variation, according to a study b
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - 00:00
Discovery of mechanism sheds light on how zinc - essential to the growth of all living organisms - enters cells
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 00:00

report that adding a face shield to the standard-issue helmet worn by the vast majority of U.S. ground troops could significantly reduce traumatic brain injury, or TBI. The extra protection offered b

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 00:00
An international team of scientists, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, have found 30 new gene variants associated with the risk of Crohn's disease. The results of the study provide val