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Drugs that inhibit the newly identified cancer molecule are already in early trials, raising the prospect of new avenues against prostate cancer.
The management of prostate cancer has changed over recent years, moving toward more conservative treatment of lower-risk cases instead of going straight to more aggressive options.
Obamacare has been criticized by Republicans as 'a radical liberal plan,' yet a new article suggests that President Nixon's health care proposals would have gone much further.
A new analysis published in The Lancet reports that less than one third of the level of global donor aid required to build a pandemic preparedness system has been raised.
Using noninvasive PET/CT scans, researchers can see injected sodium fluoride tagged with a radioactive tracer binding to unstable calcium deposits in patients' arteries.
The CDC urge renewed efforts to boost consumer demand for fruits and vegetables following national survey that shows too many Americans are not consuming enough.
Milk - some say it is good for you and highlight the benefits of its consumption for bone, brain and heart health, and others say it is bad - so which is correct? MNT finds out.
Scientists have restored hearing in deaf mice using gene therapy. It is hoped the development will eventually lead to human trials.
An oral cholera vaccine has been tested in a real-life setting for the first term, cases of cholera was reduced by nearly 40% for those vaccinated.
Scientists discovered that chronic back patients suffering from high levels of depression or anxiety are more prone to opioids abuse.
The results of a new study published in the journal Stroke suggest that uric acid may be an effective therapy for women recovering from a stroke.
We report new findings on carcinoma and liver cancer from the European Society for Medical Oncology 17th World Congress on Gastrointestinal cancer in Barcelona, Spain.
Two studies published this month explore the importance of neutralizing antibodies for HIV/Aids vaccine. Researchers focus on superinfected and cell-to-cell transmission.
Scientists have discovered a new technique to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy. By utilizing light, the team was able to target specific cancer cells.
A new study suggests over a short period, type 2 diabetes is linked to a reduced ability to regulate blood flow leading to impaired cognitive and executive function.
Previous studies have found that people with psychosis are more likely to smoke. A new meta-analysis suggests that this is not an attempt at self-medication, as previously thought.
An analysis of nearly 1,000 suicide attempts in the US Army from 2004 through 2009 has identified those soldiers who were at greater risk.
Researchers show that the silver coating on catheters used to deliver chemotherapy treatments reacts with the drugs and suggest replacing it with a nonreactive graphene one.
Study that screened for 250,000 DNA coding variants in schizophrenia patients and unaffected people found a higher frequency of them in the schizophrenia patients.
Researchers have engineered a common gut bacterium called Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, which allowed the scientists to control gene expression in mice.