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.
Did you know that 20 percent of your genes are patented? Are patents necessary for innovation?
23 | August 24, 2010 11:18am |
It's the pathway that matters, the idea that we can attack the chemical problems of depression in a new way.
9 | August 24, 2010 5:39am |
Smart meters are rolling out across the United States, but consumers aren't yet seeing the benefits. Why? GreenWave Reality CEO Greg Memo explains.
3 | August 23, 2010 1:59pm |
Stanford chemists create fluorescent sensors on synthetic DNA to identify a large range of vapors.
1 | August 23, 2010 8:03am |
All the questions we have regarding physical health, and health reform, are seen in stark relief when we talk about addiction.
19 | August 23, 2010 5:41am |
The company has a deliberately decentralized management structure, so when CEO William Weldon pulls his Sgt. Schultz routine he may be telling the honest truth.
3 | August 17, 2010 8:46am |
Rather than wait for bacteria to develop resistance to new drugs, researchers have created a computer program that puts them on the offense. The algorithm can predict the next move of harmful...
2 | August 17, 2010 4:00am |
You can know your test results. You can Google them. You can connect with others who have similar conditions. You can push your doctor around.
August 13, 2010 8:42am |
Researchers developed a breath test for cancer. The electronic nose can sniff out common cancers before the symptoms start.
7 | August 11, 2010 9:26am |
Diagnostics over the next 10 years will move from the back line to the front line of medical care. And at much lower cost.
5 | August 11, 2010 6:40am |
The scrutiny over high fructose corn syrup will only increase with a new Cancer Research article, written by UCLA scientists, linking fructose to cancer.
20 | August 6, 2010 9:02am |
University of Washington researchers make protein folding into a computer game. Tens of thousands of players are now unlocking the mysteries of proteins to find cures to diseases.
August 5, 2010 3:29pm |
Millions of Americans engage in a health "black out period," starting around age 20, usually lasting until about 40, sometimes extending well into middle age. This costs us all money
37 | August 5, 2010 8:36am |
If you're unwilling to even consider the cost of Provenge you're not serious about holding the line on health care costs, because stories like this happen nearly every day.
23 | August 4, 2010 6:41am |
We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. So why aren't we more concerned about the environment inside a building? Perkins+Will architect Peter Syrett makes the business case.
4 | August 2, 2010 3:00am |
Ohio State University scientists discover the enzyme that can heal sun-damaged skin in less than a second. In the future, we could use sunscreen that treats DNA and change the treatment for skin...
3 | July 27, 2010 10:30am |
If Electronic Health Records (EHRs) can share common formats, if they become searchable and subject to mass calculation, if we let comparative effectiveness do its job, we can dramatically improve...
July 27, 2010 8:41am |
Big Pharma firms such as GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson are eyeing biotech outfit Genzyme, which makes drugs for niche diseases. Is the age of the blockbuster drug over?
1 | July 26, 2010 7:24am |
That's right, it's not the cigarette in the actor's hand that's the crazy lifestyle choice. It's his sitting on a couch.
July 23, 2010 9:10am |
Researchers say sitting can shed years off of your life. The less you sit, the longer you'll live. Here's why.
14 | July 23, 2010 7:14am |