The company -- iHealth Labs -- says its test strips are a quarter of what many brand-name strips cost. ...Read More
What if using cloud computing to store huge amounts of genetic information led to new ways to diagnose and even treat autism? Google is offering just that kind of computing muscle, teaming up with an advocacy group called Autism Speaks. ...Read More
USC researchers report that fruit juices have almost as much fructose as soda, making them just as unhealthful for you. ...Read More
Disease-causing pathogens, like MRSA and E. coli bacteria, can linger for days on surfaces in airplane cabins, according to new research results from Auburn University.
A Stanford geriatrician surveyed 1,000 young doctors. Nearly 9 in 10 would limit care if terminally ill. ...Read More
A team of neuroscientists at the University of California at San Francisco is embarking on a $70 million project, funded by the Department of Defense, to develop treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and other mental disorders.
Deforestation and increased interactions between humans and wildlife are implicated in the spread of the Nipah virus. ...Read More
More than a quarter-million veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder, but younger vets aren't the only ones dealing with it. Even today, veterans from conflicts as far back as World War II struggle with symptoms.
More than two-thirds of the women who had the double mastectomy had no risk factors that would make it more likely that they would get breast cancer again. ...Read More
Frustration, irritability, and sleep difficulty a week or more after injury may signal a more serious concussion. ...Read More
Imagine entering an art museum, only to recognize a disease you've struggled with. A variety of maladies are featured in the exhibit “Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center.
This first large, multi-racial study helps define how common perimenopausal bleeding is, and should help doctors and women understand which changes do not require medical attention. ...Read More