'Pollen Vortex' To Ruin Spring For Allergy Sufferers

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 16:14

As the polar vortex retreats north, the "pollen vortex" is set to pick up the slack.

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Cancer Stem Cells Stop Drug Therapies From Working

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:49

A newly discovered biomarker appears to be the reason some tumors develop resistance to cancer drugs.

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Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer Come From A Single Cell Type

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:14

A single stem cell type may be the driving force behind invasive bladder cancer, a new study finds.


Anti-Seizure Drug Could Help Alcoholics Drink Less

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:33

The anticonvulsant ezogabine was shown to reduce alcohol intake in a rat model of alcoholism.

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Arizona Law Passes Allowing Surprise Health Inspections At Abortion Clinics

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:40

Arizona House Bill 2284 allows state authorities to conduct inspections at abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant.


Apathetic Old People Have Smaller Brains

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:00

Apathy may indicate lower volume of white and gray matter in older brains, a new study finds.


New Measles Drug Complements MMR Immunization

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:00

A new measles drug blocks viral replication and establishes immunity in animal models of the disease, a study finds.


FDA Signs Off On New Diabetes Drug Tanzeum

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:58

Tanzeum, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, could help reduce symptoms for the millions of Americans living with type 2 diabetes.

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New Windpipe Grown And Transplanted Through Tissue Engineering

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:22

Scientists build new esophagi from stem cells in regenerative medicine breakthrough.


Obese Mothers-To-Be Risk Stillbirth, Infant Death

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:00

Women with a high BMI are significantly more likely to suffer adverse pregnancy outcomes like stillbirth and infant death, a new study finds.


Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Tied To Autism Risk

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:34

Boys with autism were significantly more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants during gestation compared to children without the disorder.


Cheaper Obamacare Subsidies Will Reduce The National Deficit, But It May Not Last

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:03

Subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will help bring down the federal deficit growth forecast, according to new estimates.


Blood Thinner Blamed For Hundreds Of Injuries, Deaths In Lawsuit

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:07

A New Jersey woman is suing Janssen Research & Development over the blood thinning drug Xarelto, which she says killed her aunt.


Pharmacists Are Better Than Nurses At Managing Stroke Recovery

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:42

Pharmacists may be better at managing a stroke patient's recovery compared to a nurse, as researchers found participants cared for by pharmacists improved by 43 percent during a trial.


'Hangry' Spouses More Likely To Argue, Voodoo Dolls Confirm

By | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:00

Spouses given voodoo dolls of their significant others put more pins in them as their blood sugar dropped.