By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 19, 2013 04:03 PM EDT
Using small electric pulses to make holes in cancer cells and ultimately kill them, the NanoKnife electrocution device could be a potential prostate cancer treatment.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 19, 2013 02:26 PM EDT
The FDA will no longer require individual doctors to submit documents for each fecal transplant that they perform, allowing doctors to save lives quicker.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 19, 2013 01:15 PM EDT
An age-related macular degeneration drug called Eylea has been shown to work in patients when two other drugs fail to stop blood vessel leakage and loss of vision.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 19, 2013 10:52 AM EDT
After 10 years of hard work and billions in funding for President Bush's AIDS relief program, a landmark of the one millionth baby born without HIV is cause for celebration.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 18, 2013 04:56 PM EDT
Using new microscope techniques, researchers at a biopharmaceutial company have found that fibromyalgia is caused by excess nerve endings surrounding certain blood vessels in the skin.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 18, 2013 02:11 PM EDT
The drug Zyprexa, used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, has been implicated in the death of two patients.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 18, 2013 11:40 AM EDT
The anti-inflammatory painkiller Aspirin has been known to reduce the risk for certain cancers, but until now, researchers have not known exactly how.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 18, 2013 10:10 AM EDT
By examining the blood of people with and without throat and oral cancer, scientists at the NIH have found that a simple blood test can quickly detect these illnesses.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 04:27 PM EDT
By studying families that have an inherited and early onset form of Alzheimer's, researchers have found that mistakes within genes are not the only contributing factor to the genetic basis of the disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 02:18 PM EDT
The Supreme Court voted to open "pay for delay" deals up to antimonopolistic lawsuits, which may end a practice where large drug makers pay off competitors to not create generics.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 12:19 PM EDT
Researchers looked at the effects of stress on the sperm of male mice and found alterations in their own gene expression as well as their offspring's brain.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 11:10 AM EDT
With the approval of a new teardrop MemoryShape silicone breast implant, fears over the development of cancer from such implants have finally been addressed.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 17, 2013 10:09 AM EDT
With over one-third of college students abusing prescription ADD and ADHD medications, Senator Schumer is calling on colleges and universities to prevent the rise of "academic doping."
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 14, 2013 01:07 PM EDT
Scientists have successfully stimulated the deep brain, using a small amount of targeted electricity, straight through the skull — opening up the possibility of treating Parkinson's disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Jun 14, 2013 10:59 AM EDT
Eli Lilly has terminated a clinical trial of an Alzheimer's drug due to liver complications observed in participants.