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Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk may be more certain now

Oct 13, 2015 AM EDT A new technique of genetic testing will aid the test users in making more definite decisions about their health.

Lithium safe, effective for bipolar disorder in children

Oct 12, 2015 AM EDT A study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has revealed that lithium is safe and effective for treating bipolar disorder in children.

Roche's new drug for multiple sclerosis

Oct 12, 2015 AM EDT A new drug, called Ocrelizumab, launched by Roche could prove to be a revolutionary treatment for multiple sclerosis.

Diamonds to detect cancerous tumors

Oct 11, 2015 AM EDT A new study suggests that synthetic diamonds are effective at detecting early-stage cancerous tumors through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Whole Foods recalls cheese to prevent listeria outbreak

Oct 10, 2015 PM EDT Premium retailer Whole Foods has made a nationwide recall of Papillion Organic Roquefort cheese, a national brand of blue cheese.

Ancient African genome shows complex human migrations

Oct 10, 2015 AM EDT In a paper published a paper on Thursday, researchers have documented the genetic code of a man who died 4,500 years ago in the place that is presently in Ethiopia.

Early birds could fly, says study

Oct 09, 2015 PM EDT According to a new study of a 125 million old fossilized wing found in central Spain, ancient birds had the power to fly and must have soared over the heads of dinosaurs.

Elephants less prone to cancer

Oct 09, 2015 PM EDT A new study reveals that elephants seem to fight cancer extremely well with the use of a special set of proteins that kill the damaged cells.

Mini kidneys grown from stem cells

Oct 09, 2015 AM EDT Australian scientists have successfully developed a method that allows them to grow mini-kidneys from stem cells in a lab.

Blood test to rule out heart attack

Oct 08, 2015 AM EDT A new study suggests that a newly developed, highly sensitive blood test may aid doctors in ruling out heart attack for more than half the people who seek emergency room treatment for chest pain.

Running offers the same effect as marijuana

Oct 08, 2015 AM EDT Researchers suggest that the feeling that one gets after a good run, also known as runner's high, is similar to the feeling that one gets after having marijuana.

Medical marijuana safe for chronic Pain, says study

Oct 08, 2015 AM EDT A new study suggests that the use of medical marijuana appears safe for the treatment of chronic pain among people who have taken the drug before.

Diagnostic test to predict heart disease risk for teens

Oct 08, 2015 AM EDT A new diagnostic test developed by a University of Virginia Children's Hospital pediatrician and his collaborators will predict the risk for cardiovascular disease for adolescents.

Bariatric surgery linked to suicide risk

Oct 07, 2015 PM EDT A Canadian study suggests that patients who undergo weight loss surgery may be more likely to attempt suicide after the weight-loss surgery.

Early detection of breast cancer saves lives

Oct 07, 2015 AM EDT A study by Dutch researchers says that an early detection of breast cancer early still saves lives.

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