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Understanding how microbes in the gut interact with the body could lead to new a understanding and novel treatments for diseases

Understanding how microbes in the gut interact with the body could lead to new a understanding and novel treatments for diseases

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Australian researchers hunt for eczema genes

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Cocaine addicts experience a decrease in D2 receptors affecting brain regions involved with movement, as well as motivation

Noncardiac surgery risky for older heart failure patients

Noncardiac surgery risky for older heart failure patients

Expert says it is unlikely bird flu will reach Canada

Expert says it is unlikely bird flu will reach Canada

One group of drugs that is effective in fighting HIV may also be promoting the death of sensory nerves in the skin

One group of drugs that is effective in fighting HIV may also be promoting the death of sensory nerves in the skin

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

Compound derived from fruit and vegetables could be used to improve the effects of an established cancer drug

Compound derived from fruit and vegetables could be used to improve the effects of an established cancer drug

Receiving a blood transfusion is associated with a greater risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Receiving a blood transfusion is associated with a greater risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes

Natural alternatives to osteoarthritis drug

Natural alternatives to osteoarthritis drug

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Significant progress in development of an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease

Significant progress in development of an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease

Neurologists have discovered a drug application smart enough to alleviate orthostatic hypotension

Neurologists have discovered a drug application smart enough to alleviate orthostatic hypotension

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

In some cases, children with Hodgkin’s Disease can safely skip or reduce the amount of radiation therapy received

Stem cells and drug design

Stem cells and drug design

A website set up by scientists for scientists aims to reduce the number of animals used in medical research

A website set up by scientists for scientists aims to reduce the number of animals used in medical research

First U.S. program to allow citizens to purchase lower cost, safe prescription drugs from Europe and Canada

First U.S. program to allow citizens to purchase lower cost, safe prescription drugs from Europe and Canada

Most malaria deaths among U.S. travelers between 1963 and 2001 were preventable

Most malaria deaths among U.S. travelers between 1963 and 2001 were preventable

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome