Drug discovery is an elaborate process – there are several stages, millions of dollars, and hundreds of hours of time that go into medicine development.
Efforts to eradicate polio have been successful in the United States, but other regions continue to suffer from this debilitating disease, including Syria.
We’re vulnerable to the spread of illness. Will avian influenza mutate to spread easily among humans and cause the next severe pandemic?
Super Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation continues even though the storm is long over. How do natural disasters affect a region’s health?
New research shows signs of autism can appear as early as the first month after birth. Experts hope this will help them diagnose and treat autism earlier.
New study shows an obesity/early puberty link in young girls. Early onset of puberty is unhealthy; linked to cancer, diabetes, and other health concerns.
Breast cancer devastates thousands of women every year – could the antibody drug conjugate Trastuzumab Emtansaine (Kadcyla) treat breast cancer safely?
Researchers mapped gene enhancers contributing to skull and face development; we’re closer to isolating causes of craniofacial defects like cleft palate.
It’s Halloween, and there’s candy everywhere. How bad is all that sugar, really? Too much added sugar may be worse than you think, so moderation is key.
Many shampoos have a chemical called cocamide DEA – California says that this chemical causes cancer, but the FDA’s not worried. Should you be concerned?