Health

Surgeons in France Reattach Woman's Arms After Train Accident

02/09/2017
PARIS – Surgeons have re-attached a woman's arms after they were severed by a train, a rare operation and a first in France in that both limbs were worked on at the same time.
New Cancer Treatment Can Eradicate Tumors

New Cancer Treatment Can Eradicate Tumors

02/09/2017
Scientists unveiled a new cancer treatment on Monday that can remove tumors, reduce side effects and prevent the disease from coming back better than current techniques.
How to Recognize and Treat Pancreatic Cancer

How to Recognize and Treat Pancreatic Cancer

02/09/2017
This year, thousands of people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. While it might not be the most common cancer out there, it is one of the most deadly, and cancer patients will need courage and a sound medical team…
US Clears First 'Living Drug' for Tough Childhood Leukemia

US Clears First 'Living Drug' for Tough Childhood Leukemia

02/09/2017
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. The move opens a new era in cancer care.
Pet Turtles Blamed for Salmonella Outbreak Sickening 37 People

Pet Turtles Blamed for Salmonella Outbreak Sickening 37 People

02/09/2017
They first warned people to not kiss chickens, but health officials are now telling them not to pucker up to their pet turtles.
How Brain's 'Helper Cells' Could Contribute to Schizophrenia

How Brain's 'Helper Cells' Could Contribute to Schizophrenia

01/08/2017
Problems with the brain's "helper cells" may contribute to schizophrenia, a new study in mice suggests.
Scientists Edit Genes of Human Embryos in U.S. for First Time

Scientists Edit Genes of Human Embryos in U.S. for First Time

01/08/2017
Scientists have successfully edited the genes of human embryos in the United States, a controversial step toward the future of helping newborns avoid inherited disease.
FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

01/08/2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive.
Heartburn Drugs Tied to Greater Mortality

Heartburn Drugs Tied to Greater Mortality

09/07/2017
Widely used heartburn drugs are associated with increased risk of death, and the longer a person uses the drugs, the greater the risk, new research suggests.

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