medicine

The egg of a water-borne flatworm was found in a child's ancient tomb in modern-day Syria. (Getty Images)

Scientists Find 6,000-Year-Old Parasite Egg

The egg of a water-borne flatworm was found in a child’s ancient tomb in modern-day Syria.

06/20/2014

Research suggests half of people diagnosed with cancer today will live for at least another ten years. (Getty Images)

Cancer Tipping Point? Study Says Half Of Those Diagnosed With Cancer Today Will Survive

Health experts predict that even the deadliest of cancers may one day be treated as chronic conditions.

04/29/2014

Blake Shelton, Shakira

Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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Study: New Drugs Greatly Lower Cholesterol 

Researchers say the drugs show great promise.

03/29/2014

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit rather than at home. (credit: Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images)

Study: Chemotherapy May Lead To Less Peaceful Death

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit, hooked to a ventilator, rather than at home as they would have preferred.

03/08/2014

Doctors say the baby was treated within hours of being born and months later showed signs the HIV had cleared its body. (Getty Images)

Doctors: 2nd Baby Born With HIV Offers Hope Of A Cure For AIDS

Treatment delivered hours after birth put her infection into remission.

03/07/2014

Artificial muscles are stronger, more durable than human tissue. (Getty Images)

Scientists Make Muscles Out Of Fishing Wire And Thread

Artificial muscles are stronger, more durable than human tissue.

02/22/2014

Scientists say resurrected dinosaur DNA could help humans fight certain diseases. (Getty Images)

Study: Dinosaur-Aged DNA Can Treat Gout

Scientists have discovered a new use for ancient dinosaur DNA – a treatment for gout.

02/22/2014

File photo of hospital hallway. (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: New Use For Old Tools Can Reduce Radiation Risk In Cancer Detection

Using MRI with a diagnostic dye may find cancers just as well as PET and CT scans

02/21/2014

File photo of a breast implant. (Photo by GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Breast Implants Hinder Cancer Detection, Increase Death Risk

A new study has found that breast implants increase a woman’s chances of dying from cancer.

05/02/2013

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