- Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill Updated: Mar-12-14 4:46 am
- Japan lab weighing retraction of stem cell paper Updated: Mar-12-14 12:05 am
- Bill for marijuana derivative expands into study Updated: Mar-11-14 7:35 pm
- George Washington health school named for Milken Updated: Mar-11-14 6:49 pm
- Gene mapping study shows promise, challenges Updated: Mar-11-14 4:17 pm
- Senate sends Obama childhood cancer research bill Updated: Mar-11-14 3:25 pm
- New stem cell center conducting clinical trials Updated: Mar-11-14 7:50 am
- Study: 2 percent of Americans have new hips, knees Updated: Mar-11-14 1:26 am
- SD panel OKs workgroup study of autism on children Updated: Mar-10-14 10:26 am
- Ill. lottery game fund multiple sclerosis research Updated: Mar-07-14 4:06 am
- SC bill allows cannabis oil for epilepsy treatment Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 pm
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- Study: Surgery helps some prostate cancer patients Updated: Mar-05-14 5:07 pm
- Wyoming Legislature moves Medicaid expansion study Updated: Mar-03-14 8:58 pm
- Doctors call for more study of pot for seizures Updated: Mar-03-14 4:49 pm
- California health officials: Outbreaks not linked Updated: Feb-28-14 1:41 pm
- Study says park bison can be transferred Updated: Feb-27-14 7:16 pm
- Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 pm
- Tutor battling ALS teaches reading, acceptance Updated: Feb-27-14 9:56 am
- Huge study links older dads with kids' psych woes Updated: Feb-26-14 7:59 pm
- New dean looks to retain doctors in South Texas Updated: Feb-26-14 6:59 pm
- A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids Updated: Feb-26-14 4:34 pm
- Northwestern gets grant to study sinus infection Updated: Feb-26-14 4:09 am
- National drop in obese toddlers, study suggests Updated: Feb-25-14 5:47 pm
- Oklahoma House approves embryonic stem cell ban Updated: Feb-25-14 2:18 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Rep. Gregg Harper is praising U.S. Senate passage of a bill to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders.
TOKYO - A Japanese government-funded laboratory said Tuesday it is considering retracting a research paper describing a simple way of turning ordinary cells from mice into stem cells.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Three police officers are among advocates who appear to be moving closer to achieving what initially was a political longshot: legalizing the use of a marijuana derivative in an election year when Alabama legislators are concerned about the implications of every vote.
WASHINGTON - George Washington University will name its public health school after an institute founded by Michael Milken, a philanthropist and advocate for medical research, after he helped generate three record-setting gifts totaling $80 million for the school.
CHICAGO - These days, it's faster and cheaper than ever to decipher a person's entire DNA. But a small study suggests that looking for disease risks that way may not be ready for the masses.
WASHINGTON - The Senate Tuesday passed Republican-backed legislation to repeal taxpayer funding for political conventions and to go on record in support of devoting $126 million over the coming decade for additional research into pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders like autism and Down syndrome.
TOPEKA, Kansas - A new center at the University of Kansas Medical Center that focuses on stem cell research is conducting clinical trials only eight months after it opened.
It's not just grandma with a new hip and your uncle with a new knee. More than 2 of every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint, doctors are reporting.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A South Dakota legislative panel has passed a bill to study the effect of Autism Spectrum Disorder on children in the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Proceeds from the newest Illinois Lottery game will be used to fund research into multiple sclerosis.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People suffering from severe epilepsy could legally use oil derived from marijuana under a bill advanced Thursday in the South Carolina House.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
Surgery to remove the prostate saves lives compared to "watchful waiting" for some men whose cancers were found because they were causing symptoms, long-term results from a Scandinavian study suggest.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature on passed a budget bill Monday that calls on Gov. Matt Mead and other Wyoming officials to investigate whether they can reach an agreement with the federal government to expand Medicaid on the state's terms.
A medical group of epilepsy experts on Monday called on the federal government to reconsider classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug so its impact on seizures can be studied.
SAN FRANCISCO - Small but unusual outbreaks of tuberculosis, measles and an extremely rare polio-like disease in several regions across California have set off concerns about the risks of exposure. All the infectious disease reports are actively being investigated, and California health officials say it is sheer coincidence that they arose at the same time.
BILLINGS, Montana - A government-funded experiment on diseased bison herds in Yellowstone National Park shows non-infected animals can be safely removed and used to start new herds, researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a wildlife group said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
GREENFIELD, Indiana - Rod Sanford leans in close, studying the words on the page.
CHICAGO - Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including bipolar disorder, autism and attention deficits, according to the largest study to examine the potential links.
HARLINGEN, Texas - The dean of the new medical school in South Texas said Wednesday he will concentrate on producing doctors interested in remaining in the medically underserved region.
NEW YORK - Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through?
CHICAGO - Research on a type of long-lasting sinus infection is getting a boost at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago.
ATLANTA - Toddler obesity shrank sharply in the past decade, a new study suggests. While promising, it's not proof that the nation has turned a corner in the battle against childhood obesity, some experts say.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Conducting certain types of embryonic stem cell research in Oklahoma would be a felony punishable by at least a year in prison under a bill that the Oklahoma House overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday.