Health

October 12, 2018

Breakthrough Gene-Enhancing Experiment In People Exhibits 'Encouraging' Preliminary Outcomes

Genetic disorders impact the lives of millions of people around the globe. One day doctors hope to change that by going inside the human body to edit out disorders from human DNA. Early results from the first experiment to do this in the human genome are now showing promising preliminary results for treating a rare disorder.
October 12, 2018

Lady With Nail-Biting Behavior Has Thumb Amputated After Creating Most cancers

A college student with a chronic nail-biting habit had her thumb amputated after developing cancer. 
October 12, 2018

Need to Reside Longer? How Younger Blood Holds the Key to Anti-Ageing

When Victorian novelist Bram Stoker wrote Dracula, he probably didn't imagine that over a century later the idea of using human blood for rejuvenation would be a topic of serious scientific investigation. 
October 12, 2018

Diabetes: First Sufferers Obtain 'Floor-breaking' Drug That May Regrow Essential Insulin-producing Cells

A “ground-breaking” trial of a type 1 diabetes drug that could help reduce the life-altering complications of the disease has begun in Cardiff, U.K.
October 12, 2018

Bob Evans Sausage Recall: 47,000 Kilos of Hyperlinks Could Comprise Items of Plastic

Bob Evans Farm Inc. has recalled almost 47,000 pounds of pork sausages amid fears the products are contaminated with plastic, according to officials. The sausages were withdrawn from sale after three customers complained of finding plastic in their food.
October 12, 2018

Glioblastoma: Zika Virus May Destroy Mind Most cancers That Killed John McCain

A vaccine against the Zika virus could one day be used to fight the deadly brain cancer that claimed the life of Senator John McCain, according to a study in mice.
October 12, 2018

Examine: Ladies Learn and Write Higher than Boys

Girls are better at reading and writing than boys as early as fourth grade, according to a study, and the gap continues to widen until senior year.
October 12, 2018

Pores and skin Most cancers: Wearable UV Sensor Ink That Displays Radiation Publicity Invented by Scientists

Scientists have developed a sensor that tracks the level of dangerous ultraviolet radiation (UVR) a person is exposed to, providing a tool that has the potential to help prevent skin cancer.
October 12, 2018

Vitamin D: Complement Linked to Weight Loss in Obese and Overweight Kids

Taking vitamin D could help overweight and obese children lose weight, scientists believe. Vitamin D is most commonly associated with the development and maintenance of strong bones as the body needs it to absorb calcium. But recently emerging research suggests vitamin D deficiency could also be a contributing factor of obesity.