- Can people with heart problems still practice hot yoga? Updated: Feb-12-16 3:01 am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Studies have long shown the health benefits of yoga, but a Miami cardiologist is conducting a study to determine whether hot yoga improves vascular function and blood flow, especially for patients with hypertension and other vascular issues.
- Report: Problems continue in U of Minnesota research Updated: Feb-11-16 9:31 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Problems continue with psychiatric research practices at the University of Minnesota more than a decade after a schizophrenic patient killed himself while enrolled in a drug trial, a review released Thursday found.
- Surprise insurance fees often follow medical emergencies Updated: Feb-10-16 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Recovering from a medical procedure is always a challenge, but getting hit with unexpected insurance fees can add financial hardship to the process.
- Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist Updated: Feb-05-16 6:55 am
LONDON - Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related to his creation of wind pipes made from patients' stem cells.
- Report: It's ethical to test embryos from DNA of 3 people Updated: Feb-03-16 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON - It's ethical to test a provocative new fertility technique that would prevent mothers from passing on rare but devastating diseases by creating embryos from the DNA of three people - dad, mom and an egg donor - advisers to the government said Wednesday.
- Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments Updated: Feb-01-16 3:42 pm
LONDON - In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.
- AP News Guide: Facts about gene editing as Britain OKs study Updated: Feb-01-16 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Britain's decision to allow researchers to edit the genes of human embryos - not to create babies but to start unraveling the earliest stages of development - is raising new questions about the ethics of this hot new technology.
- University of Oklahoma fined for animal testing violations Updated: Jan-25-16 3:38 am