- K-State researcher finds exercise aids in cancer recovery Updated: May-05-15 5:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kansas - A Kansas State University researcher has found that fast-walking or a light jogging on a regular basis can improve cancer treatments.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year Updated: May-04-15 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, a new independent study concludes.
- Old, new tech used to research genetic disorders in children Updated: May-03-15 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - The University of Kansas Medical Center is exploring genetic disorders in children with a combination of next-generation and century-old research methods.
- Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer Updated: May-02-15 10:55 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and egg-laying chicken populations that supply much of the nation.
- U of Vermont team gets grant to study animal biosecurity Updated: May-01-15 4:05 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A team from the University of Vermont is helping lead a five-year $7.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to look for ways to reduce the impact of catastrophic disease outbreaks within the livestock industry.
- Cancer centers to receive more than $1 million for trials Updated: Apr-30-15 1:26 pm
ERIE, Pennsylvania - A cancer research foundation will give away more than $1 million to cancer-treatment facilities in Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania.
- Cancer center seeks adults with multiple myeloma for study Updated: Apr-30-15 8:02 am
ACADIANA, Louisiana - The Cancer Center of Acadiana is looking for men and women who have been diagnosed with multiple myeloma to participate in a clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of medications.
- Health study finds high rate of STD in El Paso County Updated: Apr-26-15 1:43 pm
EL PASO, Texas - A health study has found an alarming rise in El Paso County of a sexually transmitted disease.
- Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy grows Updated: Apr-26-15 1:16 am
HOLMES BEACH, Florida - At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow.
- Budget gap looms over Hawaii medical school, cancer center Updated: Apr-25-15 8:29 pm
HONOLULU - The University of Hawaii at Manoa medical school could lose its accreditation and its cancer center could no longer have its designation as a federal research center if the university isn't able to plug a $13 million budget hole, a report and business plan for the institutions has warned.
- University looks at gun violence as public health issue Updated: Apr-25-15 2:14 pm
ST. LOUIS - Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are hoping that a unique approach to addressing gun violence will help put a dent in one of the country's most vexing problems.
- Malaria vaccine is a letdown but could still reduce cases Updated: Apr-23-15 7:04 pm
LONDON - The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time.
- NC bill seeks help for very sick patients with trial drugs Updated: Apr-21-15 10:13 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - People diagnosed with life-ending illnesses could have improved opportunity to use experimental drugs or devices to prolong or reverse their ailment in legislation clearing the North Carolina House.
- Stanford University professor speaks on health research Updated: Apr-21-15 4:04 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - A professor from Stanford University is speaking at a seminar sponsored by the Arnold School of Public Health on the issue of academic research.
- Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize Updated: Apr-20-15 5:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday.
- Report: Hostile workplace at university Alzheimer's center Updated: Apr-19-15 6:15 pm
LOS ANGELES - An investigation found that female faculty at the Alzheimer's disease research center at the University of California, Los Angeles, worked under hostile conditions, according to a newspaper report.
- Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91 Updated: Apr-18-15 3:28 pm
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan - A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success - including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture - was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.
- MSU researchers developing cellphone-based malaria test Updated: Apr-16-15 6:08 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University researchers with the College of Engineering are using a $1.8 million grant to develop a rapid-response diagnostic test for malaria.
- Study questions accuracy of certain tumor-only gene mapping Updated: Apr-15-15 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON - More cancer patients are getting the genes in their tumors mapped to help guide their treatment. New research suggests that isn't always accurate enough, and a second test could help ferret out the culprit genes.
- Autism could be linked with moms' diabetes during pregnancy Updated: Apr-14-15 12:34 pm
CHICAGO - Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study.
- Budget bill contains health study of athletic turf rubber Updated: Apr-13-15 11:58 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of ordering a study on potential health effects from the rubber pellets found in synthetic athletic fields.
- Expert to discuss impact of investing in stem cell research Updated: Apr-12-15 5:05 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - At the next Lincoln Science Cafe, the president and CEO of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine will discuss the impact of investing in stem cell research.
- Lauren Hill, who made inspirational layup, dies of tumor Updated: Apr-10-15 5:49 pm
CINCINNATI - Lauren Hill's teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: "Never give up."
- Kasich commits $2 million to children's health research Updated: Apr-09-15 12:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is pledging another $2 million to support shared medical research among children's hospitals in Ohio.