Research


A ‘Game Changer’ for Treating Tumors at...

When 87-year-old Manny Avila was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the prognosis was devastating. “They gave him 2 months to live. The doctors said not to...

October 17, 2018 / 1 min read


Some Dietary Supplements Are Tainted With Drugs,...

Potentially harmful drugs are being identified in commonly sold over-the-counter dietary supplements that are being marketed to treat a range of health issues — including...

October 16, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

October 12, 2018 / 4 min read


How Can Proton Therapy Improve Breast Cancer...

Radiation therapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, but like other therapies it often comes with side effects. Some of the most serious, including...

October 11, 2018 / 2 min read


After Vital Heart-Valve Surgery: ‘I’m Delighted to...

John Bakewell, a semiretired Nashville executive in the life-sciences industry, says he understands more than most the importance of finding the right doctor and hospital...

October 10, 2018 / 3 min read


Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. In older adults, bone...

October 9, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. This approval will...

October 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Fast Food Habits, Raw Beef Recall,...

More Than One-Third of Americans Eat Fast Food on a Given Day, CDC Reports Previous studies have confirmed that fast food consumption in the United...

October 5, 2018 / 4 min read


Gut Bacteria: Another Reason to Limit Artificial...

In the latest study that examines the effect of artificial sweeteners, researchers found that popular sugar substitutes may interfere with the way gut bacteria performs...

October 4, 2018 / 2 min read