Science


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in Young...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

August 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Sleep Disturbances May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

Research on the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease has uncovered toxic proteins that interrupt signals firing between neurons. Those signals play an important role...

July 31, 2017 / 3 min read


McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis: A Tough Battle...

The type of brain tumor that doctors removed from Senator John McCain last week is known as a glioblastoma, a highly malignant form of cancer...

July 20, 2017 / 2 min read


Baby Anderson’s Surgery: A Second Chance at...

Anderson Destine is only nine months old, but he has already received a second chance at life. The Haitian boy was born with a large...

July 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Spotlight on Meningiomas as Celebrity Battles Brain...

Actress and television host Maria Menounos, 39, revealed this month that she was diagnosed earlier this year with a golf ball-size “meningioma” brain tumor and...

July 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury occurs, swallowing may no longer...

July 10, 2017 / 3 min read


Seeing Clearly Past Cataracts (Video)

As we age, our eyes begin to change. After age 40, proteins in the lens begin to break down and make them cloudy. A cataract...

July 5, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: ‘Hand-Foot-Mouth’ Disease Common in Summer, CDC...

“Hand, foot, and mouth” disease is common in infants and young children, and there seems to be an uptick in cases nationwide, based on updated...

July 3, 2017 / 3 min read


Another Level of Healing: Reconstructive Surgery After...

After cancer treatments, there is another level of healing that often requires skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons. For these patients, eliminating the cancer is the...

June 28, 2017 / 2 min read