Nat'l Institutes Of Health Taking 1st Steps In Precision Medicine ProjectThe Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.
Fake Bar Part Of Research Into Anti-Drinking Drug There's no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles.
Ebola Patient's Condition Downgraded, But May Not Be WorseNina Pham is approaching 24 hours at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda. But, her condition was actually downgraded to “fair” after making the trip to Maryland from North Texas.
Ebola Patient Nina Pham In Fair ConditionEbola patient Nina Pham is now in fair and stable condition in Maryland after being transferred out of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas late Thursday night.
Partial Fix Found In Mice For Genetic DiseaseIn a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice.
Head Of $3B Texas Cancer Effort Asks To Resign The executive director of a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort in Texas has submitted his resignation letter amid escalating scrutiny over the management of the nation's second-biggest pot of cancer research dollars.
Researchers: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Saving LivesIt turns out a children's song may be a lifesaver when it comes to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Researchers at UT Southwestern are using a nursery rhyme to help local fire departments improve how they perform CPR.
Flame Retardant Found In Foods At Dallas SupermarketsA new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.
Clock Ticking With New Plan To Fight Alzheimer'sThe clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer's Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease.
Families Urge Action As U.S. Drafts Alzheimer's PlanDementia is poised to skyrocket as the baby boomers age -- and it's a budget-busting disease for Medicare, Medicaid and families. Now the Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan.
Study Shows Cell Phones Alter Brain ActivityHundreds of millions of Americans have a cell phone. But are they safe? A new study, showing changes in the brains of cell phone users, is fueling concerns about the effect of the phones on people's health.
Study: Spacing Babies Close May Raise Autism RiskClose birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million children.