By Susan Scutti | Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:06
Synthetic biologists are beginning to design DNA molecules, proteins, and complex genetic circuits — biological organisms — at will.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:16
Pharmacyclics' cancer drug, Imbruvica, improved survival rates for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia — so much that an independent committee ended the study early.
By John Ericson | Wed, 01/01/2014 - 15:39
Knocking out a single gene inhibits the development of tumors in mouse models of breast cancer.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 12/28/2013 - 13:48
Dr. Jen Arnold, star of TLC's 'The Little Couple,' is battling stage 3 uterine cancer.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 19:24
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) may be reversed by targeting the growth factor that sustains the cancer.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 17:21
The new DNA clamp makes it much easier to detect genetic mutations associated with cancer and other serious health complications.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 16:41
Photographer Melanie Pace captured the Nunery family's first and last moments in a house filled with love.
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 18:03
Hospital security sent A'Darrin Washington home in a taxi even though he was already dead, according to a lawsuit filed by his mother.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:00
How much do private feelings influence a doctor's professional behavior? Only one in three physicians discuss hospice care early — when it makes the most difference — in the treatment of terminally-ill patients.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 16:34
Brittany Ozarowski faked a series of cancer diagnoses in a year-long charity scam to raise thousands of dollars for her heroin addiction.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 10:57
The World Health Organization found that the incidence of various cancers has increased over the last few years, especially in industrialized countries.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 21:33
Diet soda sales have declined over the past year at a much larger pace than regular soda, and some experts believe it has to do with artificial sweeteners.
By John Ericson | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 18:08
A court-appointed guardian has dropped her efforts to resume 11-year-old Sarah Hershberger's chemotherapy.