Cancer research aims to identify causes and develop strategies for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, Immunotherapy and new kinds of clinical research derived from biotechnology, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
A review of Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome, by James A. Fussell and Jeff P. Matovic
May 10, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- A recent Indian Supreme Court ruling set tough patent standards on drugs, dropping the price of a cancer medicine that costs $2,600 a month to a $175 monthly charge instead.
3 | May 6, 2013 12:00am |
The practice of mindfulness is growing exponentially, with studies showing it cuts negative emotions by almost half -- with just eight weeks of practice.
May 3, 2013 5:00am |
Artificial limbs, cancer detection, music for the hearing impaired, rockets, water filtration - these are all some of the ideas that were presented today at the White House Science Fair in...
April 22, 2013 8:57pm |
Silicon Valley vendor takes the big data skills challenge to the university level.
1 | April 22, 2013 6:47pm |
Built in one week, the organization Safecast pioneered a new kind of citizen science.
3 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Retailers including Bloomingdales have begun using body scanners - those infernal machines that irradiate you at the airport - to size jeans for the perfect fit.
2 | April 11, 2013 8:31pm |
The Internet is full of medical advice. Here's a better way to get it.
April 11, 2013 12:30pm |
The majority of healthcare assistants in the U.K. want to see tougher regulations in place, according to a survey.
April 11, 2013 6:56am |
A specific gene mutation causes the worst forms of prostate cancer, according to new research.
April 9, 2013 11:42am |
Could a new test predict how your body will react to chemotherapy?
April 5, 2013 7:46am |
Researchers are exploring how laser light can be used on the brain to inhibit addictive behavior.
2 | April 5, 2013 6:02am |
Over 15 percent of Americans are hearing-impaired -- and one big culprit is everyday noise. We spoke with author Katherine Bouton about the causes, the damage and her own progressive deafness.
2 | April 5, 2013 5:00am |
Physicians will soon have a new tool to fight cancer: big data.
March 27, 2013 1:08pm |
Quantum computers could instantly make calculations that today's computers take weeks to calculate. Lockheed Martin is taking steps to upgrade them to commercial scale.
9 | March 25, 2013 6:48pm |
The nation's most prestigious science competition for high school students awarded $1.25 million in 2013.
3 | March 13, 2013 8:25pm |
A treatment that mimics the body's own wound-healing capabilities can be a lifesaver in hospitals, the battlefield and around the home.
2 | March 12, 2013 4:30am |
Researchers hope to use the powerful toxin to develop an anti-HIV gel.
3 | March 11, 2013 4:27am |
Sites like Causora.com, Crowdrise and Causes.com are making it simpler for individuals to donate time, skills and money to favorite charities or causes.
2 | March 11, 2013 3:00am |
Software that analyzed Internet searches was able to detect side effects caused by prescription drugs.
2 | March 6, 2013 7:35pm |